Former U.S. Secretary of State to Be Honored in Houston by Premier Women’s Leadership Organization
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This fall, the International Women’s Forum & Leadership Foundation (IWF/LF) will induct the Honorable Hillary Clinton into the IWF/LF International Hall of Fame during its annual World Leadership Conference.
Each year, IWF/LF honors women who have set groundbreaking precedents through their work and example. As an attorney and advocate, former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State, and as the first woman to win a major party nomination for President of the United States, Secretary Clinton is a constant catalyst for change. She is a member of IWF Arkansas.
“Secretary Clinton has repeatedly redefined views on what women can achieve. Over the arc of her distinguished career, she has used her voice and influence to advance the status of women and girls everywhere,” said IWF President Teresa Weintraub.
“As an International Hall of Fame inductee, Secretary Clinton will join an impressive list of women luminaries from around the world who share a record of astounding accomplishment,” added Weintraub. “These women are pioneers in their fields who span continents and viewpoints but are united by their commitment to championing women leaders.”
In previous years, International Hall of Fame inductees have included:
Rosa Parks, American Civil Rights Activist
Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate & Environmental Activist
Audrey Hepburn, Humanitarian & Actress
The Honorable Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland
Betty Friedan, Author & Feminist Leader
Clinton’s induction into the International Hall of Fame will conclude IWF’s annual World Leadership Conference— Global Citizens: Interconnected, Inquisitive, Engaged—in Houston from October 25-27. The annual IWF World Leadership Conference is a unique assembling of global thought leaders and influencers brought together to share knowledge and discuss the most pressing issues while also mentoring the next generation of women leaders.
Additional details will be released in the following weeks.
About the International Women’s Forum
IWF is an invitation-only, membership organization comprised of more than 6,500 accomplished and visionary women across 40 nations and six continents. IWF members are women of diverse achievement dedicated to building better leadership across careers, continents, and cultures. Visit www.iwforum.org and follow @IWFGlobal on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook for more information.
About the IWF/LF International Hall of Fame
The International Women’s Forum & Leadership Foundation have been privileged to induct 80 women leaders the International Hall of Fame. The International Hall of Fame provides a global stage with which to honor and celebrate the leaders of nations, industry, academia, the media, the arts, and science.