A Conversation with Madeleine Albright
Oct 27, 2017
Friday, Oct. 27
LBJ Library Atrium (10th Floor)
*Event only open to Future Forum members*
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Join the Future Forum on Friday, Oct. 27, for an intimate members-only event with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Krys Boyd, host and managing editor of KERA FM's flagship talk show Think, will moderate a conversation on the topic of women in leadership. A light breakfast will be served. Pre-signed copies of Albright's memoir Madam Secretary will also be available for sale onsite.
Registration and breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
Discussion: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Please register online if you plan to attend. This event is only open to current Future Forum members.
Location & Parking
The program will take place in the atrium of the LBJ Library. Free parking will be available in the LBJ Library visitor lot #38, located directly off at 2313 Red River St.
About Madeleine Albright
Madeleine K. Albright is chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. Dr. Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. In 1997, she was named the first female Secretary of State and became, at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Albright served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a member of the President's Cabinet. She is a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Dr. Albright chairs the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She is also the president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. In 2012, she was chosen by President Obama to receive the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy.
About Krys Boyd
Krys Boyd has been host and managing editor of KERA FM's flagship talk show Think since 2006, and hosted the weekly television program of the same name from 2007 until 2011. A graduate of TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication, Ms. Boyd began her career as a journalist along the U.S./Mexico border and returned to North Texas in 1999 to serve as news director for Broadcast.com, and later senior producer of broadcast news at Yahoo. She joined KERA, the Dallas affiliate of NPR, in 2001, hosting the nightly radio talk show Conversations. Later, she wrote and produced documentary and educational television programs, including the critically-acclaimed, nationally broadcast JFK: Breaking the News in 2003, and served as producer and co-host of the Emmy Award-winning public affairs program On The Record. Think has been called the best radio talk show in Dallas numerous times by D Magazine and by the Dallas Observer and has earned honors as PRNDI's best call-in program.
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