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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 | 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.

Susan Rice on Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Susan Rice does not speak very often on nuclear policy, but behind the scenes she played a major role in shaping Barack Obama's nuclear weapons positions in the 2008 campaign.

International Criminal Tribunal Born as Bastard?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.30.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

I had the fortune to be there for the birth of both the ICTY and the ICC, and perhaps give a critical push then to the realization of what is still a work in progress today.

My Miserable Week in North Korea as a VIP Guest

Richard Walden | Posted 06.04.2013 | World
Richard Walden

After more than 30 years of humanitarian aid operations in some of the world's most dangerous and/or autocratically-run places, I felt that it was at least worth a try to see what access an international NGO could have to people in need.

Citizenship Is Crucial To Immigration Reform

Sally Steenland | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Sally Steenland

Besides being unfair, denying millions of people the right to citizenship is socially and politically disruptive. It is important for each of us to have skin in the game -- to know that our investment in this country brings real rewards.

What Makes a Good Secretary of State?

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Nicholas Kralev

If confirmed, about which there is little doubt, John Kerry will be the first white male secretary of state in 16 years. How is he likely to fare?

Secretary Madeleine Albright: On the U.S. Responsibility to Protect

92nd Street Y | Posted 03.09.2013 | World
92nd Street Y

Former U.S. Secretary of State thinks the U.S. has a responsibility to protect other countries facing crisis. She was here last month as part of a pan...