Madeleine K. Albright
Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; Former US Secretary of State; Trustee, The Aspen Institute
Madeleine Albright is a professor in the practice of diplomacy at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, chair of the global strategy firm Albright Stonebridge Group, and chair of Albright Capital Management. She was the first female US secretary of state, from 1997 to 2001. Prior to that, Albright was US representative to the United Nations and a member of President Clinton’s cabinet. The author of several books, most recently Hell and Other Destinations, Albright chairs the National Democratic Institute, is president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation, and is on the US Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board. Her numerous honors include the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, received in 2012.