About Secretary Madeleine K. Albright
Secretary Madeleine K. Albright is chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. In 1997, she was named the first female Secretary of State and became, at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government.
She is a professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She chairs both the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the Pew Global Attitudes Project and serves as president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. Albright serves on the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Policy Board, a group tasked with providing the secretary of defense with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning matters of defense policy. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Aspen Institute.
On May 29, 2012 President Obama awarded the U.S. Medal of Freedom to Dr. Albright—the nation’s highest civilian honor—citing the inspiration her life is to all and that her scholarship and insight continue to make the world a better, more peaceful place.
About Numbers Too Big To Ignore
Numbers Too Big To Ignore is AWF’s annual fundraising luncheon to support programs for women and girls. Now in its 21st year, the event attracts over 1,500 people who are interested in creating a healthier community by lifting up women and girls. For sponsorship information, contact Kari Love at email@example.com.