Madeleine K. Albright Receives Distinguished Global Citizen Achievement Award
January 29, 2013: Former Secretary of State and Council member Madeleine K. Albright received the Distinguished Global Citizen Achievement Award from World Learning on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. World Learning is an international nonprofit organization working to advance leadership through education, exchange and development programs in over 60 countries.
The Distinguished Global Citizen Achievement Award is recognizes individuals who have a record of outstanding service in their chosen international careers or avocations; embody and promote the values of World Learning; demonstrate originality and creativity in their endeavors to address global challenges; and promote international understanding and cooperation among diverse stakeholders.
Ambassador Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. She is a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and chairs the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She serves on several boards and advisory bodies including the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the Pew Global Attitudes Project and the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Policy Board. Secretary Albright served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 1993-1996.