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Hillary joined Seth last night for a joke fest and more. Find the episode here>>>>>

Hillary Clinton joins Seth Meyers to tell the jokes he can’t

Derek Lawrence

November 08, 2017 AT 05:26 PM EST

Seth Meyers brought in a powerful ringer to help tell the jokes he can’t.

During Wednesday’s Late Night, the host and two of his female writers were doing a segment called “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell,” when they brought out Hillary Clinton to join them.

As Meyers set up a few jokes, the former presidential nominee brought it home with the punch line. “According to a recent report, koalas may be extinct by the year 2040,” said Meyers, to which Clinton responded, “And according to Fox News, that’s my fault.”

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Appearing on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, Anna Wintour, fashion icon nonpareil, showed us all how to wear it!  She did not say a political word, but on the New York based show a week before the huge primary, Anna showed her colors, her loyalty, and her friendship. Elegantly, she paired a light, Spring tweed suit with a Hillary Clinton tee topped with a gemstone necklace. We love it!  Rock on, Anna!

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You can get your own stylish Hillary tees at the Hillary shop.  Purchases count as donations.

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December began with an attack from Ted Cruz to which Hillary released a full-throated reply.  On the first, Hillary was in Montgomery celebrating Rosa Parks.

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (4th L) sings "We Shall Overcome" with other speakers at the National Bar Association's 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott December 1, 2015 in Montgomery, AL. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry12-01-15-Y-12

12-01-15-Y-13Members of the church wait to see U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speak at the National Bar Association's 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Montgomery, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

In Orlando for a grassroots rally

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (C) walks on stage with John Quiroz, a former local college student before speaking at an election campaign event in Orlando, Florida December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Scott AudetteDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks about Florida at a Grassroots Organizing Event at the Meadow Woods Recreation Center, Wednesday, Dec., 2, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a Grassroots Organizing Event at the Meadow Woods Recreation Center in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

In NH visiting WH Bagshaw

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to Arron Bagshaw during a tour and campaign stop at WH Bagshaw, a 5th generation family owned business Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to Aaron and Adria Bagshaw during a tour and campaign stop at WH Bagshaw, a 5th generation family owned business Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

At Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett for a Women’s Economic Opportunity Summit and a Dover Town Hall

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets audience members at a campaign "Women's Economic Opportunity Summit" at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett, New Hampshire December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Brian SnyderDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to several hundred area residents during a town hall style meeting in the gymnasium at the McConnell Center Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Dover, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)Audience members raise their hands to ask U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a question at a campaign town hall meeting in Dover, New Hampshire, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hillary continued gaining important endorsements, one of them in Sioux City from Labor Secretary Tom Perez.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs as U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez endorses her during a campaign stop in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Town hall in Fort Dodge

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles as she arrives at a town hall meeting Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Supporters watch as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

A little Christmas shopping on the trail.

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shops for Christmas items in a gift shop at Community Orchard in Fort Dodge, Iowa December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mark KauzlarichU.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (2nd R) shops with U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in a gift shop at Community Orchard in Fort Dodge, Iowa December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

On “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Hillary stood by her very complex plan to combat ISIS.

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STEPHANOPOULOS: Why not declare war?

CLINTON: Well, declare war is a very legal term, as you know so well. I think what we want to do is make sure we have every tool at our disposal to, number one, destroy there would-be caliphate in Syria and in Ra — in Iraq.

STEPHANOPOULOS: What are you concerned about in the declaration of war?

CLINTON: Well, I think that the legal experts say that if we — there are a lot who say that we already have the authority we need to go after ISIS or any international terrorist network, including al Qaeda and anybody else in the AUMF.

I think it is important, though, for the Congress to vote on behalf of the American people and to make sure that we are updating it to take into account the new authorities that that risks.

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Keynoting the at the Brookings Institution Saban Forum in DC where she also met with President Obama.

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In Waterloo IA, Hillary toured Cedar Valley TechWorks  where she examined a 3-D printer and its products and later held a town hall.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks at a 3D printer as she tours the Cedar Valley TechWorks, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to Andrew Yersin, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa, as she tours the Cedar Valley TechWorks, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks at some products as she tours the Cedar Valley TechWorks, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton enters a town hall meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Audience members listen as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters before a town hall meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Waterloo, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)12-09-15-Y-35

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In addition to all the trailblazing, Hillary was doing some writing.

In Her Own Words: Hillary Clinton’s Plan to Defeat ISIS 

Hillary Clinton’s Personal Response to Donald Trump’s Appalling Proposals

On Late Night with Seth Meyers

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Then it was on to Oklahoma where everyone dressed in their best Hillary gear to meet her.  They won my “Project Runway” vote!

Supporter Elaine Dodd shows off her custom Hillary pin at a rally for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Nick OxfordSupporter David Conley shows off his flag shirt at a campaign rally for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Nick OxfordA supporter of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waits outside a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Nick OxfordMerchandise waits to be purchased by supporters at a campaign rally for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Nick OxfordVolunteer Diane Helt wears her hand knitted patriotic sweater and custom donkey pin at a campaign rally for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Nick OxfordDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reaches in to shake hands with Kausar Zaid of Jenks, Okla.. who is wearing an American flag around her head, during a campaign rally at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Brandi Simons)People hold up signs of support as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to a crowd during a campaign event held at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Brandi Simons)

A rally in St. Louis with Michael Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden,  front and center.

Supporters hold up signs as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at a union hall on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of Michael Brown, while working the rope line during a campaign stop at a union hall on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in St. Louis. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in Aug. 2014 setting off the Black Lives Matter movement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, attends an event by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in St. Louis. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in Aug. 2014 setting off the Black Lives Matter movement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Supporters applaud as the listen to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speak during a campaign stop at a union hall on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)A little girl holds a sign as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters during a campaign stop at a union hall on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

National Immigrant Integration Conference in New York

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, holds hands with Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., after speaking during the 2015 National Immigration Integration Conference in New York, Monday, Dec. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with members of the Suarez family, a mixed status immigrant family originally from Honduras now living on Long Island, New York, before addressing the 2015 National Immigrant Integration Conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, December 14, 2015. At left is Marcy Yonaly Suarez and on the right is Angie Suarez. REUTERS/Mike SegarDemocratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stands beneath a banner as she is introduced before addressing the 2015 National Immigrant Integration Conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar12-14-15-Z-02

 

In Minneapolis with Walter Mondale, Hillary addressed homegrown terrorism.

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Warren Buffett and his daughter Susie joined Hillary at a grassroots organizing event in Omaha where Hillary offered a “pre-buttal” to the GOP Debate in Minneapolis.

12-16-15-OZ-1612-16-15-OZ-1812-16-15-OZ-20Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by billionaire investor Warren Buffett and his daughter Suzie, speaks at a Grassroots Organizing Event in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Iowa City she held a town hall at the Old Brick Church

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs as she is introduced by University of Iowa student Cassidy Schubatt, 19, at a campaign event Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at the Old Brick Church in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Scott Morgan)U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs at a supporter's joke during a town hall event at Old Brick Church and Community Center in Iowa City, Iowa, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Mark KauzlarichDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls on a person to ask a question at a campaign event Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at the Old Brick Church in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Scott Morgan)U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall event at Old Brick Church and Community Center in Iowa City, Iowa, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Mark KauzlarichSupporters watch as U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall event at Old Brick Church and Community Center in Iowa City, Iowa, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

North Iowa Events Center in Mason City

Audience members look on as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Dem Debate in NH

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Chelsea and Marc had wonderful news!

A town hall meeting at Keota IA

Audience members wait for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to arrive at a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to a question from fifth-grader Hannah Tandy during a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Students Kylea Tinnes, from left, Megan Adam and Abby Schulte listen as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Teacher Schuyler Snakenberg greets Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as she is introduced by student Abby Schulte to speak at a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Ryan Comstock, of Clive, Iowa, waits for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to arrive at a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

And a big pre-Christmas thank you to her team in Iowa.

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Out and about in New York City with the family post-Christmas

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Back on the snowy trail in Portsmouth NH

Supporters wait in line for a campaign rally with U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at South Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, December 29, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Julie Pugh, of Amesbury, Mass., left, holds an umbrella to shelter herself from snow Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 in Portsmouth, N.H. Pugh is visiting Portsmouth to attend a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a question from young audience member at a campaign town hall meeting at South Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, December 29, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, smiles as she arrives at a campaign event Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at South Church, in Portsmouth, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles as she arrives at a town hall style campaign event, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at South Church in Portsmouth, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Putting 2015 to Bed #smh: Another WTF Moment

December 28, 2015

Gallup released the results of its Most Admired Woman and Man Poll.   We always celebrate when Hillary Clinton comes out on top in these polls as she has here for an historical 20th time.

Brava, Hillary!

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during campaign at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Brandi Simons)

 

If you can, donate now. Hours left before the deadline. Election year 2016 is about to enter.

 

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Hillary spoke about:

  1. Donald Trump:  No longer funny.  Dangerous.
  2. Guns:  Not talking about taking away anyone’s guns.  Just that we need to control whom the next guns are going to.

After the break she discussed Bill Clinton as First Mate (He will be useful). She provided some details of his rescue of the journalists from North Korea. There was a New Hampshire quiz and Hillary ACED it!!!  (With a lifeline from the audience on the last question – SNL alums from NH.)

Very fun visit!  Hillary rocks TV no matter what time of day.

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Hiliary Clinton to appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Thursday

On Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate frontrunner Hillary Clinton will make her first pilgrimage to NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

The visit may be an interesting one for the Secretary of State, as it was previously announced that Sam Bee would also be on the show.

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10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Opens with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizens AwardsTM

Seth Meyers hosted 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards™ honoring Leonardo DiCaprio, Founder, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation; Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo; Hayat Sindi, Founder and CEO, i2 Institute; Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs, Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Qualcomm Incorporated; and Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez, Co-founders, Coalition of Immokalee Workers; with appearances by Madeleine Albright, Eva Longoria, Randy Jackson and musical performances by Aloe Blacc, Natalie Merchant, Jason Mraz with special guests Raining Jane, and The Roots

New York, NY —Today, President Bill Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton kicked off the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting with the Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM, hosted by Seth Meyers, of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

The awards, which honor outstanding individuals who exemplify global citizenship through their vision and leadership, recognized Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez for their work on behalf of farm workers throughout the United States, Leonardo DiCaprio for his dedication to environmental causes and preservation efforts of the world’s oceans, Hayat Sindi for her work to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among young people in the Middle East, Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs for bringing the transformative power of wireless technology to underserved communities globally including developing women’s access to wireless technology and their economic empowerment, and President of the Republic of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga for promoting reconciliation in the region and building Kosovo’s political and economic institutions to gain EU membership.

“These honorees represent some of the most visionary leaders in the world and embody what it means to be a true global citizen,” said President Bill Clinton. “Having brought together and lifted a nation, given a voice to marginalized populations, worked to protect our fragile environment, and equipped our next generation with the skills they need to succeed, I’m encouraged by their efforts and optimistic about our collective future.”

The event featured musical performances by Aloe BlaccNatalie MerchantJason Mraz with special guests Raining Jane, Harlem Samba, Jeremy Ellis, and The Roots, with appearances by Madeleine Albright, Eva Longoria, Former All-Pro NFL Player and Chairman & Co-Founder of The Asomugha Foundation Nnamdi Asomugha, President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Carter Roberts and Randy Jackson, who served as music director for the event.

The Clinton Global Citizen Awards have honored outstanding individuals in civil society, philanthropy, public service, and the private sector who exemplify global citizenship through their vision, leadership, and impact in addressing global challenges since the first Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM in 2007. The 2014 Clinton Global Citizen Award recipients include the following outstanding leaders from government, civil society, and the private sector:

Leadership in Philanthropy

Leonardo DiCaprio, Founder, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Leonardo DiCaprio, an award-winning actor and a four-time Academy Award® nominee, has been an outspoken advocate for environmental issues throughout much of his career. In 1998, at the age of 24, DiCaprio established his foundation with the mission of protecting the Earth’s last wild places and implementing solutions to build a more harmonious relationship between humanity and the natural world. Through grantmaking, public campaigns, and media projects, DiCaprio has worked to bring much-needed attention and funding to three focus areas — protecting biodiversity, ocean and forest conservation, and climate change. Over the last several years, his foundation has rapidly scaled up its grantmaking operation, allocating over $10 million to projects that protect fragile ecosystems and key species around the globe, while also improving the lives of local communities. Recently, he led several innovative fundraising events, raising over $60 million for projects the foundation is developing and supporting. Additionally, in an effort to empower his fans to make a difference, DiCaprio uses digital media to inform and inspire the public, offering them ways to take action on an array of issues – from protecting sharks in California and Elephants in Africa to supporting the transition of our society to clean, renewable energy.

Leadership in Public Service

Atifete Jahjaga, President of Kosovo
Atifete Jahjaga is the President of the Republic of Kosovo. Before assuming this position, President Jahjaga was the deputy general director of the Police of Kosovo. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Prishtina and pursued postgraduate programs at the University of Leicester, the University of Virginia, the George C. Marshall Center, and the FBI National Academy. Since taking office, President Jahjaga has contributed to strengthening democratic institutions, normalizing relations with neighboring countries, and changing Kosovo’s image abroad. She is very active in promoting a European reform agenda and is determined to fight corruption and consolidate the rule of law in Kosovo. Under her leadership, women empowerment in Kosovo has advanced. She has taken a firm stance on the issue of victims of rape during war, with a focus on the acknowledgement of their legal status. President Jahjaga has worked hard to build bridges between Kosovo’s estranged communities, and she has been very active in interfaith dialogue among Kosovo’s different religious communities, viewing it as a way to address radicalization and promote reconciliation.

Leadership in Civil Society

Hayat Sindi, Founder and CEO, i2 Institute
One of the first female members of the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia, Hayat Sindi is the founder and CEO of i2, Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity, which is a nongovernmental organization aiming to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and social innovation for scientists, technologists, and engineers in the Middle East and beyond. Dr. Sindi is also the co-founder of Diagnostics For All, which offers cost-effective point-of-care diagnostic tools that enable treatment for people who don’t have easy access medical care. The first Saudi woman to be accepted to study biotechnology at Cambridge University, where she received her PhD, and the first woman from the Arabian States of the Persian Gulf to complete a doctoral degree in the field, Sindi is a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board and is a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for her efforts in promoting science education in the Middle East, especially for girls.

Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez, Co-founders, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a worker-based human rights organization recognized for its achievements in the fields of corporate social responsibility, community organizing, and sustainable food. Over the past several years, CIW has become an important national and statewide presence and, as co-founders, Lucas Benitez and Greg Asbed are continuing this growth. Asbed is a principal author of the CIW’s Fair Food Program, a breakthrough, worker-driven approach to verifiable corporate accountability recognized by the United Nations and the White House for its unique effectiveness. He also works closely with Benitez on the CIW’s Anti-Slavery Campaign, recognized by the U.S. State Department for its pioneering work in the prevention of forced labor. Benitez is a key organizational leader and member of the Fair Food Program worker education team, and is one of the earliest farmworker leaders in the Fair Food movement. He also works with consumer allies to organize national actions—renowned for their creativity and effectiveness—designed to bring pressure on the large retail purchasers of Florida produce to join the Fair Food Program. The CIW’s Campaign for Fair Food is the subject of a feature-length documentary directed by Sanjay Rawal entitled “Food Chains,” set for nationwide release November 21st.

Leadership in the Private Sector

Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs
Irwin Mark Jacobs is the founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, a company he co-founded in 1985. As CEO through 2005 and chairman through 2009, he led the growth from start-up to Fortune 500 Company, which now employs over 30,000 people worldwide. Qualcomm pioneered the CDMA wireless technology used by all third-generation cellular networks to deliver broadband Internet access to over 2.2 billion customers, and is the leader in supplying fourth-generation technology. Through continuing innovation, Qualcomm has become the world’s largest semiconductor supplier for mobile devices. For 15 consecutive years, it has been named to FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. Since 2006, Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach program has brought wireless technology to underserved communities globally and invests in projects that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning, and improve environmental sustainability. Many projects place emphasis on women’s empowerment through cell phones. Personally, Jacobs and his wife Joan support the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute and have been recognized by Business Week and Chronicle of Philanthropy for being among the 50 Most-Generous Philanthropists in the United States.

Please visit www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/2014 regularly for the latest program details and list of participants. Follow us on Twitter @ClintonGlobal and Facebook at facebook.com/clintonglobalinitiative for meeting news and highlights. The event hashtag is #CGI2014.

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Leo DiCaprio to be honored. Seth Meyers, Natalie Merchant, and The Roots to perform

President Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Announce More Participants for 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting and Honorees and Performers for the 8th Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile; Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women; Carlos Alves de Brito, Chief Executive Officer, Anheuser-Busch InBev; Lauren Bush, Founder and CEO, FEED; John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco; Joaquim Alberto Chissano, Former President of the Republic of Mozambique, Chairperson, Joaquim Chissano Foundation; David Crane, President and CEO, NRG Energy, Inc.; Geena Davis, Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Peter H. Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE; Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, The Western Union Company; Fadi Ghandour, Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board, Aramex; Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Hugh Grant, Chairman, President, and CEO, Monsanto Company; Tony James, President and COO, Blackstone; Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive Officer, Barclays; Donna Karan, Founder, Urban Zen; Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti; Cindy Hensley McCain, Advisor, McCain Institute for International Leadership; Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children; Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Vika Pota, Chief Executive Officer, Varkey GEMS Foundation; Group Director, Corporate Affairs, GEMS Education; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America Foundation

Seth Meyers to host 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards™ honoring Leonardo DiCaprio, Founder, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation; Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo; Hayat Sindi, Founder and CEO, i2 Institute; and Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez, Co-founders, Coalition of Immokalee Workers; with appearances by Madeleine Albright, Eva Longoria, Randy Jackson and musical performances by Aloe Blacc, Natalie Merchant, Jason Mraz with special guests Raining Jane, and The Roots

New York, NY – President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton announced new participants for the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, to be held September 21-24 in New York City, including 45 current and former heads of state, and more than 1,000 of the most influential leaders from business, government, civil society and philanthropy.

Honorees, participants, and performers for the 8th annual Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM were also announced. CGI will open on Sunday, September 21st with the Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM, which have honored outstanding individuals in civil society, philanthropy, public service, and the private sector who exemplify global citizenship through their vision, leadership, and impact in addressing global challenges since the first Clinton Global Citizen AwardsTM in 2007.

Hosted by Seth Meyers, of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” the 2014 ceremony will honor Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez for their work on behalf of farm workers throughout the United States, Leonardo DiCaprio for his dedication to environmental causes and preservation efforts of the world’s oceans, Hayat Sindi for her work to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among young people in the Middle East, and the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, for promoting reconciliation in the region and building Kosovo’s political and economic institutions to gain EU membership. The event will feature musical performances by Aloe Blacc, Natalie Merchant, Jason Mraz with special guests Raining Jane, and The Roots and appearances by Madeleine Albright, Eva Longoria, and Randy Jackson who serves as music director for the event.

Newly announced participants in the Annual Meeting include the most influential from business, government, civil society and philanthropy, including: Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;  Michelle Bachelet, President, Republic of Chile; Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women; Carlos Alves de Brito, Chief Executive Officer, Anheuser-Busch InBev; Erin Burnett, Anchor, Erin Burnett OutFront; Lauren Bush, Founder and CEO, FEED; John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco; Joaquim Alberto Chissano, Former President, Republic of Mozambique, Chairperson, Joaquim Chissano Foundation; David Crane, President and CEO, NRG Energy, Inc.; Geena Davis, Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Peter H. Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE; Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, The Western Union Company; Shelly Esque, President, Intel Foundation; Kelly Evans, Co-anchor, “Closing Bell”, CNBC; Fadi Ghandour, Founder and Vice Chairman, Aramex; Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister,  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Hugh Grant, Chairman, President and CEO, Monsanto Company; Mark Gunton, Chief Executive Officer, Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership; Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN; Tony James, President and COO, Blackstone; Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive Officer, Barclays; Musimbi Kanyoro, Chief Executive Officer, Global Fund for Women; Donna Karan, Founder, Urban Zen; Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister Republic of Haiti; Parker Liautaud, Expedition Leader, Willis Resilience Expedition; Cindy Hensley McCain, Advisor, McCain Institute for International Leadership; Molly Melching, Executive Director, Tostan; Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children; Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund; Vika Pota, Chief Executive Officer, Varkey GEMS Foundation; Group Director, Corporate Affairs, GEMS Education; Martin Riant, Group President, Global Baby, Feminine & Family Care, Proctor & Gamble; V. Shankar, Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Americas, Standard Charter Bank; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New American Foundation, and Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Uma Thurman, Founding Board Member, Room to Grow, Award-winning Actress; Xiaogang Wei, Executive Director, Beijing Gender Health Education Institute; Derek Yach Executive Director, The Vitality Institute; and, Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN.

Previously announced participants include President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States; His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company; Matt Damon, Co-founder, Water.org; Melinda French Gates, Co-chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group; Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group; Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Chairman, The Paulson Institute, Former Secretary of the Treasury of the United States; Becky Quick, Co-anchor, Squawk Box, CNBC; Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President & CEO, IBM; Charlie Rose, Host, “Charlie Rose Show”; Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation; and Muhammad Yunus, Chairman, Yunus Social Business.

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