Sixty-sixth Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sits down with Purdue President Mitch Daniels as part of the Giant Leaps Series, a year-long lecture series as part of Purdue’s 150th Anniversary.
Condoleezza Rice is currently the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, LLC.
From January 2005 to 2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001 to 2005, the first woman to hold the position.
A Birmingham, Alabama native, Rice is a bestselling author; vice chair of the board of governors of the Boys and Girls Club of America; a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and a recipient of 15 honorary doctorates.
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