Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

 

Hillary Clinton (Diane Rodham born 1947) From 2009 to 2013, she was the 67th Secretary of State.  Previously Hillary represented New York in the U.S. Senate (2001 to 2009) and before that was First Lady of the US from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination and  again in 2015.

A native of Illinois, Hillary  was the first student commencement speaker at Wellesley College in 1969 and earned a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1973. After a brief stint as a Congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas and married Bill Clinton in 1975.  Hillary co-founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families in 1977. In 1978, she became the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation and in 1979, the first female partner at Rose Law Firm.

Hillary was twice listed  as one of the hundred most influential lawyers in America.

As First Lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992 with her husband as Governor, she led a task force that reformed Arkansas’s education system. During that time, she was on the board of directors of Wal-Mart and several other corporations.

There is much more to this woman…read more in wikipedia.

 

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