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The Big W Is Not Just the Win, but Women

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Elisa Gaudet

The "big W," for me, is not just the Win, but Women winning, and after this week's performance at the historic US Women's Open, Michelle Wie. There se...

Women in Business Q&A: Joan Coraggio, Group Director at Saatchi & Saatchi LA

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Joan Coraggio has built a 20 year career in the strategic planning and execution of Event Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing programs. She has w...

Blame it on Rio, or Sarajevo?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.09.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

War more likely in the Balkans or sex in Brazil, turned into an unexpected UN Security Council debate. Is promiscuity for conflict, sex or soccer something embedded in our genes, culture or environment? Some stereotypes perhaps are better, or more accurately less harmful, but in the end they become a hurdle.

Moderation and Modernity: Challenges for Moroccan Islam

Katherine Marshall | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

"We need passionately moderate Muslims", argues former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Moderates, yes, but not tepid or vacillating moderates; instead, moderates with vim, ready to engage and to bring about change.

The President's Cabinet

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Jill S. Tietjen

When Kathleen Sebelius resigned recently as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and President Obama announced his intention to no...

Winning the Future for Women in Politics and Service

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

As a country, we are failing in our efforts to include women in national and local politics while subjecting politicians to insufferable forms of sexism

Cultivate a Sisterhood

Colleen Crinion | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women
Colleen Crinion

Take some time to thank the women in your life who are supportive and who believe in you. And remember, it's not just about surrounding yourself with lots of women. It's about having a sisterhood.

Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos

Alex Storozynski | Posted 05.28.2014 | Books
Alex Storozynski

First published in 1944, Karski's book reads like a spy novel on steroids. But you can't make this stuff up. The truth is indeed more horrible than fiction.

Under Obama: Are We Austria-Hungary?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

The centenary of World War I is upon us. That Great War began in August, 1914. We can expect a flood of new books and documentaries on what some then ...

Women in Business: Q&A With Carladenise Edwards, Chief Strategy Officer, Alameda Health System

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

An expert in health policy, public and private health services, managed care programs and health information technology, Dr. Carledenise Edwards has deep experience as an administrator, educator, researcher, and as a policy and business analyst.

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbara Timm-Brock, Chief Growth Officer, Sylvan Learning

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Chief Growth Officer for Sylvan Learning, Barbara Timm-Brock is responsible for operations and growth initiatives. Barbara oversees franchise system o...

Does U.S. Surveillance/Spying Undermine American Business & Influence?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Does American based media and technology better serve to facilitate opportunities for U.S. surveillance/spying or to further our American values, influence and business?

Women in Business: Q&A With Gayle Peterson, Co-Founder of Partners for Change

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

"I don't believe there is one issue facing women in the workplace, just as I do not believe there is one solution to advancing women in the workplace."

21 Political Figures You Thought Were Dead -- But Aren't

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Some of these political figures have served their countries longer than you’ve been alive. Some are nearly 100 years old. Some have even been pronou...

PHOTO: Madeleine Albright's Twitter Pin Is Her Best Yet

Posted 09.23.2013 | Style

Madeleine Albright is known for her pins, the colorful and shiny baubles she uses to accentuate her jewel-toned skirt suits and jackets. The extensive...

Albright Joins Twitter

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has joined Twitter. "Better late than never!" Albright tweeted Monday morning: First of 3 female Se...

Jennifer Bendery

Madeleine Albright Calls On Congress To Back Syria Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Friday pressed Congress to back a resolution authorizing military action in Syria and ca...

The State Department's Great Leap Faithward

Judd Birdsall | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Judd Birdsall

Under Clinton and now Kerry, the State Department has developed a wide range of religious engagement efforts that paved the way for the Office of Faith-based Community Initiatives.

American Face to New Iran Foreign Policy

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Mr. Zarif's easy style may help transition the substance of Iran's foreign policy and nuclear talks toward a path more likely to deliver results.

WATCH: Madeleine Albright On The State Of The World

Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Leaders Action Forum. For more from the series, click here. CNN anchor Suzanne Malveaux will m...

WATCH: The China Model: A Guide For The Rest?

Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Leaders Action Forum. For more from the series, click here. In Conversation with David Rubenst...

WATCH: Madeleine Albright On Being A Woman In A Man's World

Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact

She's the former Secretary of State, chair of the global strategy firm the Albright Stonebridge Group, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedo...

Samantha Power -- Idealist or Ambassador?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The question that I have been asked is: Will Samantha Power be more inclined toward her idealist roots or the vast policy/political apparatus?

Stacy Donohue: Lady Liberty, 'Gals' and Democracy

Stacy Donohue | Posted 08.07.2013 | Women
Stacy Donohue

Albright's passion for supporting democracy and citizen participation around the world is legendary. And, in her role as Chair of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), she is now pursuing a very public campaign to empower women worldwide to succeed in political leadership.

Fighting for Human Dignity and Women's Equality: Interview with Margot Wallstrom

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 08.10.2013 | Women
Natalia Brzezinski

Women have to be involved in peace processes as negotiators, mediators and signatories of peace agreements. They have to be represented in political life.