Portrait by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
with former US Secretary of State

Madeleine Albright

July 19, 2017 • 2PM • Wednesday
Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila

Hosted by Ms. Karen Davila

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance
to learn from Madeleine Albright herself!

This year, ANC takes pride in bringing you the first woman to have become the US Secretary of State!
Hear it from a female frontrunner with inside knowledge on international relations,
and join other renowned leaders as they share their perspectives on the current state of world affairs.

The Former Secretary's Milestones

Making her mark on the world, one step at a time.

May 15, 1937

Madeleine Korbel Albright is born in Czechoslovakia


Madeleine Albright’s family flee to London after the Nazis invade Prague. They spend World War II there.


Madeleine Albright’s family returns to liberated Czechoslovakia.

November 11, 1948

Madeleine Albright, with mother, sister, and brother arrive in U.S after fleeing Czechoslovakia. Her father follows in December.


Madeleine Albright graduates from Wellesley College.

August 14, 1957

Madeleine Albright is granted American citizenship.

Spring 1968

Madeleine Albright earns a certificate from the Russian Institute and a Master of Arts degree at Columbia University.

May 1976

Madeleine Albright earns her Ph.D. degree from Columbia University.

August 1976

Madeleine Albright becomes chief legislative assistant to Senator Edmund Muskie.


Madeleine Albright works on staff of National Security Council.


Madeleine Albright joins the faculty at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She rejoined after her government service and remains a professor.


Madeleine Albright serves as foreign policy advisor to Democratic presidential nominee, Walter Mondale and vice-presidential nominee, Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in 1987-88.

December 21, 1992

President Clinton designates Madeleine Albright as U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN.

February 1, 1993

Madeleine Albright begins as U.S. ambassador to the UN.

December 5, 1996

President Clinton designates Ambassador Albright to serve as Secretary of State during his second term.

January 23, 1997

Madeleine Albright is sworn in as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States

March 1998- June 1999

Madeleine Albright is involved as U.S. Secretary of State when NATO called off airstrikes again Yugoslavia when Miloševic agreed to an international peace plan.

June 8, 2000

Madeleine Albright attends special UN session: “Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development, and Peace for the 21st Century.”

October 22-25, 2000

Madeleine Albright visits Pyongyang, North Korea. To this day, she remains the highest sitting U.S. government official to ever visit North Korea

January 20, 2001

Madeleine Albright’s last day as Secretary of State.


Madeleine Albright becomes Chair of the National Democratic Institute

2000s –

Madeleine Albright becomes the Founder and Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and Albright Capital Management. She also publishes five bestselling books.


Madeleine Albright is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.


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