Madeleine K. Albright served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States, from 1997 to 2001. She is currently Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and Chair of Albright Capital Management. Dr. Albright has served in various posts in the Clinton and Carter administrations including as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1993 to 1997. Dr. Albright is deeply involved in international affairs, serving as chair of both the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and the Pew Global Attitudes Project and as president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. She sits on the board of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Policy Board, the Aspen Institute, and the Center for American Progress. Dr. Albright is also a bestselling author and recipient of the United States’ highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.