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“If you worried about my age, it was unnecessary,” she said.

Ginsburg is now 86 and entering her 27th year on the court. She and the Clintons reminisced about the old days at an annual lecture named for her.

Bill Clinton repeated that he knew within 10 minutes of interviewing then-Judge Ginsburg that he would offer her the job, although his first choice was New York Gov. Mario Cuomo.


Hillary Clinton said she liked to think she had something to do with Ginsburg’s nomination as well. “I may have expressed an opinion or two about people he should move up” the list of possibilities, she said.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to speak in Gaston Hall on Feb. 5 to present the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to Nadia Murad, a former captive of the Islamic State group, and Wai Wai Nu, a Rohingya activist.

Clinton will also present a second award, the Global Trailblazer Award, to BBC international correspondent Lyse Doucet for her coverage of the impacts of war in Africa and the Middle East on women and children.

The HRC awards recognize exceptional individuals who advance women’s role in peace-making efforts. The award is sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security in the name of Clinton, the honorary founding chair of GIWPS.

JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at Georgetown in 2017.

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Hillary returned o the hallowed halls of Georgetown University today to present the award named for her to former United Nations Envoy for Afghanistan Staffan de Mistura.  Along with university President John J. DeGioia, she presented the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to de Mistura.  Dr. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, who served as the Chief Negotiator of the Philippines Government in the Mindanao Peace Talks,  also received an award at the event.

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Hillary was once again in Gaston Hall at Georgetown University this morning for an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Institute for Inclusive Security.  She spoke on “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership,”  and  the event was livestreamed.  Unfortunately,  the only announcement we found was this one dated yesterday, so it was impossible to provide folks with a heads-up.

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak on Security, Inclusive Leadership

December 1, 2014 – The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Institute for Inclusive Security will host remarks on Wednesday by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership.”

The talk, which will be webcast live on Dec. 3 and begins at 10 a.m., is part of the launch of the National Action Plan Academy, a partnership between the two institutes.

The new academy will explore how countries can craft strategies to help women rise into leadership roles on security issues.The Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Norway Ine Eriksen Søreide will speak after Clinton, which will be followed by a panel discussion on the same theme.

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Hillary Clinton Lauds Female Leaders as ‘Agents of Change’

“Women leaders, it has been found, are good at building coalitions across ethnic and sectarian lines and speaking up for other marginalized groups,” the former secretary of state told attendees at a Georgetown University conference entitled “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership.”

“It’s important to underscore this overriding fact: women are not just victims of conflict,” added Clinton, who is widely viewed as a potential first female president if she chooses to run in 2016. “They are agents of peace and agents of change.”

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Note to Dana Milbank, M. Scott Mahaskey, and others who chose to focus on attendance:  It is difficult to attract an audience to an unpublicized event. Here at Still4Hill we attempt to keep folks abreast of Hillary’s upcoming appearances.  We depend on a variety of newsfeeds for this information.  No one gets automatic updates on Hillary’s speaking engagements, and Hillary’s supporters do not have clairvoyant abilities to know when and where she is speaking.  Had this event been better publicized, attendance would have been as healthy as it has proven at other events.  Her speech tomorrow at the Massachusetts Conference for Women has been sold out since before news of it came through in a newfeed.


Just in from the Department of Flies-on-the-Wall…

President Barack Obama had an hour-long “catch-up” session Wednesday with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to “enjoy an informal discussion on a wide range of issues,” says a White House official.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak Thursday on Women’s Economic Participation

October 27, 2014 – Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak on “The Power of Women’s Economic Participation” Thursday at an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS).

The 12:45 p.m. talk will be webcast live (at georgetown.edu) as part of the institute’s relaunch of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership (ICWBL) at Georgetown.

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Bill Clinton was delighted to have Hillary in his audience this morning when he spoke at Georgetown University.  Reportedly she received a standing ovation.


Bill Clinton Gives Hillary Clinton a Shout Out in Surprise Appearance

Former President Bill Clinton thanks his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for attending his policy speech at Georgetown University



The Clinton Lectures

A Four-Part Series by the 42nd President of The United States

FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON’S (SFS’68) series of lectures at Georgetown explore the people, events, lessons and guiding principles that have shaped his career in public service.

The lectures examine the framework for a lifetime spent championing an idea espoused by his Georgetown professor Carroll Quigley: that America is the greatest nation in history because our people have always believed in two things – that tomorrow can be better than today and that every one of us has a personal, moral responsibility to make it so.

This four-lecture series takes place over a number of years. The lectures will be webcast live.

This is the second time Clinton has given a series of talks at Georgetown. In 1991, as the governor of Arkansas and Democratic candidate for president, he presented three “New Covenant” speeches to students on Responsibility and Rebuilding the American Community, Economic Change and American Security. These speeches, like the new lecture series, take place in Georgetown’s historic Gaston Hall.

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