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Albright and Rice on Women in Leadership and US Foreign Policy

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Former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice discuss their experience as trailblazers in foreign policy and the critical importance of women's leadership and gender parity in foreign relations.
Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice sitting on stage together
Dec
16
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Speakers
Madeleine K. Albright
Condoleezza Rice
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Via YouTube
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About This Event

Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice each guided US foreign relations through critical moments in the nation’s history. As diplomats, advisors, experts, and authors, they have indelibly affected America’s engagement with the world. For the final event in our Century of Global Leadership series, Albright and Rice will join the Council to discuss women’s significance in shaping and implementing US foreign policy, national security, and diplomacy. The Council also will recognize their important legacy by honoring the leadership and diplomatic achievements of Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice with our Centennial Global Leadership Award.

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About the Event Series

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2022. For 100 years the Council has guided the way Chicago thinks about its place in the world and how the world engages with Chicago. As we prepare to launch the Council’s second century, we will reflect on key themes and pivotal periods that shaped its first. Join us to hear from leading historians and foreign policy analysts, people who were in the room, and leaders who changed the world.

About the Speakers
Madeleine K. Albright
64th US Secretary of State and chair of Albright Stonebridge Group
Madeleine Albright is a professor, author, diplomat, businesswoman, seven-time New York Times bestselling author, and currently Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and the Democratic Institute. She is also president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. She previously served as the first female, 64th Secretary of State of the United States. In 2012, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Condoleezza Rice
66th US Secretary of State and Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University
Condoleezza Rice is currently serving as the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution and the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy. She is also a distinguished Professor of Political Science at Stanford. Previously, she served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first woman of color to hold the position.
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Century of Global Leadership This event is part of our Century of Global Leadership series, a four-part event series reflecting on key themes and pivotal periods that have shaped the Council's first century.
Chicago and the World Learn more about Dick Longworth's new book, "Chicago and the World: 100 Years of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs" and the Council's history through archival photos, videos, and more.