Friday, April 4, 2014

Videos: Hillary Clinton and Christine Lagarde at the Women in the World Summit 2014


From the Daily Beast.

140404-lagarde-clinton2-cleanMarc Bryan-Brown/Women in the World

At the kickoff of the Women in the World Summit, Clinton said Russia needed to be put in its "proper place," with IMF chief Christine Lagarde at her side.
At the opening evening of the fifth annual Women in the World Summit, Hillary Clinton and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, whom summit founder Tina Brown introduced as “first among women,” were greeted with a standing ovation at New York’s Lincoln Center.

Each is the most popular female politician in her country. Each grew up with brothers and learned how to elbow her way in and operate in a man’s world. Each champions women in their public pronouncements and policies, and when Clinton and Lagarde appeared together at a panel moderated by Thomas L. Friedman, together they called for greater political and economic participation by women around the globe. “Women,” Clinton said from the stage, “are the world’s most untapped resource.”

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And this sweet tweet from Hillary ....

Great to meet the strong & brave young women from , who refuse to let their voices be silenced in .