12:28 PM, March 15th, 2012

Hillary Clinton’s rousing address at the 2012 Women in the World Summit was just her latest speech for women’s rights. From her 1995 Beijing address to her vocal advocacy for contraception, watch our mashup of her best. 

4:57 PM, March 13th, 2012


Meryl Streep introduces Hillary Clinton at the Women in the World Summit: 

I find a lot of similarities: We’re roughly the same age, we both have two brothers — mine are annoying — we both grew up in middle-class homes with spirited, big-hearted mothers who encouraged us to do something valuable and interesting with our lives. We both went from public high schools to distinguished women’s colleges. …We both went on to graduate school at Yale, which is where the two paths diverged in the wood.

Where Hillary aimed her life and where it landed was evident very early on. While I was a cheerleader, she was the president of the student government. Where I was the lead in all three musicals, people who know her tell me she should never be encouraged to sing. Regardless, she has turned out to be the voice of her generation. I’m an actress, and she is the real deal.

This is what you get when you play a world leader. But if you want a real world leader, and you’re really, really lucky, this is what you get.

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So awesome. 

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3:19 PM, March 12th, 2012


U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks at the 2012 Women in the World Summit in New York City, New York on March 10, 2012. [Go to http://video.state.gov for more video and text transcript.]

All sorts of cool stuff from this year’s summit right here.

2:13 PM, March 10th, 2012

Secretary of State Hillary closes the truly wonderful 2012 Women in the World Summit. Visit our site for complete coverage.

(photo via @DontSpkWhinese

1:48 PM, March 10th, 2012
What does it mean to be a woman in the world? Facing up to the obstacles you confront,it means never giving up: on yourself, your potential, your future. It means waking early, working hard, putting a family, a community, a country literallyon your back and building a better life.
Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, speaking to a packed audience in the closing remarks of Women in the World.
12:13 PM, March 10th, 2012
Social media brought me here. Tumblr brought me here.
Young female activist Crystal Ogar, of the SPARK Summit, telling Chelsea Clinton how young women are using the Internet to lobby for social change. Shout-out to Tumblr as host to young feminism on the web! (See: The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit)
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9:09 AM, March 10th, 2012

A beautiful crisp NYC morning for our final day of Women in the World at Lincoln Center. Today’s speakers: Meryl Streep, Hillary Clinton, and many more. Follow along with hashtag #wiw12.

10:40 AM, March 9th, 2012
if Lehman Brothers had been a bit more Lehman Sisters … we would not have had the degree of tragedy that we had as a result of what happened.
7:53 PM, March 8th, 2012

The single word former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says she’d use to describe herself, speaking with Charlie Rose about the price of war.

See full coverage from Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit

5:42 PM, March 7th, 2012
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