Global Leadership for Women

Smith joins State Department effort to train new generation of thought leaders

In broad-ranging remarks delivered March 11, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Women and Public Service Initiative, which will bring together the resources of “The Sisters”—Smith, Wellesley, Mount Holyoke, Barnard, and Bryn Mawr—with the State Department to present a conference this fall and develop a public service and political leadership institute for young women. Clinton spoke in New York City at the Women in the World Stories and Solutions conference, sponsored by Newsweek and the Daily Beast. Click here for the full story.