Secretary Madeleine Albright

Albright Stonebridge Group and Former United States Secretary of State

Dr. Madeleine 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 US government. From 1993 to 1997, Albright served as the US permanent representative to the United Nations and was a member of the president’s cabinet. She is a professor in the practice of diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Albright chairs the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She is the president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. Albright is also the chair of the John P. McNulty Prize jury. In 2012, she was chosen by President Obama to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy.