Madeleine Albright

Dr. Madeleine Albright, Former United States Secretary of State

The George A. Andrews Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Albright, America’s first woman Secretary of State, will draw on her extensive public service experience and work in the private sector to provide a unique perspective on the issues confronting the United States and the world.

During her time as secretary, Dr. Albright campaigned for human rights, fought to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, and worked to bring peace to the Middle East. A champion of NATO, she sought to expand the organization’s membership.

Albright currently serves as professor of international relations at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She earned a PhD from Columbia University, and holds numerous honorary degrees. In 2012 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.