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'We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers' -- Madeleine Albright

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and debate.

Former Secretary Of State To Receive Big Award

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will receive the U.S. Military Academy's annual Thayer Awar...

You Know That 'Special Place in Hell?'

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.09.2013 | Women
Emily Bennington

Watching my mother pick up the financial pieces of her life over and over again is why I talk about careers and, frankly, why I've worked so hard in my own. My husband is an amazing man and I love him dearly, but if he left me tomorrow, I could stand on my feet. I tripled my salary in eight years so, yes, I'd be fine.

Here's Why Obama Is Right About Susan Rice

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Women excel at negotiation, diplomacy and collaboration. In today's volatile, interconnected world, what is needed is more nurturing and collaboration.

Sam Stein

Clinton Aides, Obama Camp Take Different Approaches To Bush's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As she watched her fellow former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice address the Republican Convention in Tampa last week, Madelein...

Women Leaders Still Face Challenges

Pamela Trotman Reid | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Pamela Trotman Reid

Educators and parents can work together to give young women confidence and the tools to be bold and wise.

Obama Awarding Big Honor

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first female secretary of state, a former astronaut, and a musical pioneer are among this year's recipients of the Medal of Fre...

Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

A well-placed brooch became not only Ms. Albright's fashion signature, but a silent signal to her host about what she expected from their meeting. "Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection" is on view at the Denver Art Museum.

Chuck Manatt, One of America's Great Democracy Activists, Both Here and Abroad

John Sullivan | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
John Sullivan

Charles T. (Chuck) Manatt passed away late last month at the age of 75. As Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1981 to 1985, Chuck rebuilt that organization into a much more powerful force in the national political scene.

Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit 2011

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Women In the World: Stories and Solutions continues to lead and lay the groundwork for amplifying concerns that have too long remained out of view.

President Clinton Reflects on the Bosnian War and Announces the First Clinton Global Initiative Commitment of 2011

Lauren Yanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Yanks

This Wednesday, February 9, I attended an event hosted by President Clinton titled, "America at a Crossroads: The Dayton Accords and the Beginning of ...

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

The Meanings of Kosovo

Sohrab Ahmari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sohrab Ahmari

To fair-minded Muslims willing to question the hate preachers and conspiracists in their communities, there is no better proof of America's decency than American leadership during the Kosovo crisis.

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt one year ago was ground-breaking and transformational. While its impact was an...

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Responding to Arizona's Immigration Law

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

Now, for the first time in my life, there is a level of fear for me attached with being -- and looking -- Latina. A few times now I have returned home during the day after realizing that I didn't have my U.S. passport on me.

Celebs Who Teach (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Al Gore, Oprah Winfrey, Al Franken, Spike Lee ... just a few bold-face names who have taught a course (or two) in college. HuffPost College has featur...

Renewable Energy Expert Steve Smith Mitigates Conflicts in Congo, Rwanda, Sudan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Multi-tasking is de rigueur these days, so it comes as no surprise that renewable energy expert and conflict resolution specialist Steve Smith has his hands full. His specialty comes from years of practice.

12 Glamorous Role Models Talk About Their Role Models (PHOTOS)

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

If someone invited you to a dinner party, and told you that the other guests would include poet Maya Angelou, designer Stella McCartney, Ambassador Susan Rice, and comedienne Amy Poehler (oh, and Michelle Obama might just stop by for appetizers), how long would it take you to leap out of your seat and scramble over to the fete?

Getting Inspired by the Women's Foundation of California

Nour Akkad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nour Akkad

One woman creating change is inspiring, but an entire organization of women creating change is groundbreaking.

White House Pet Correspondent Lucky Sees Stars & Stripes!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

With all the presidential advice Lucky received this past weekend from the above-mentioned, she is well on her way to being appointed White House Pet Correspondent to Bo Obama.

Put A Pin On It: Hillary's Best Brooches And What We Think They Mean (SLIDESHOW)

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

If you're thinking about becoming a Secretary of State, you better know how to spell "brooch" and how to pin one on silk blend.

Martha Washington Redux: America's First MILF

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Hold on to your hats folks or at least your iPod earbuds, Martha Washington was actually a babe! Also, she avidly consumed Gothic romance novels. Me-ow!

Obama Shatters Glass Ceilings with His Dream Team

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

By goodness, check out all those notable women: there's Hillary, there's Janet, there's Susan, and even room for Madeline and her brilliance.

Sorting Out Hillary's Secretary of State Decision

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

It's time for the New York senator to take a step forward -- to use her experience for the benefit of the country.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Masterstroke, Mousetrap, Or Both?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Potential Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Is it a masterstroke by President-elect Obama? A mousetrap for the Clintons? Is it even happening at all?