Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright

Former U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001)

Madeleine Albright was named Secretary of State of the United States in 1997 and became, at that time, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. She is currently a professor in the practice of diplomacy at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service; chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm; and chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She has authored four New York Times best-sellers and recently published an autobiographical account of life during and immediately after World War II, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948.