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Condoleezza Rice

About Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is the former US Secretary of State (suceeded by Hillary Clinton) and is considered as one of the most influencial women. She was also the first black woman, second African American, and the second woman to serve as Secretary of State. She is often considered George Bush's right-hand woman.

Personal Biography

Condoleezza Rice Book

In February 09, she signed a three-book memoir deal with Crown Publishers, starting in 2011 with a memoir of her eight years under former U.S. President George W. Bush, it has emerged.

Other personal information

Professional Biography

As US Secretary of State

Vist to Australia - July 2008

Rice made a two day visit to Australia. On one of the days, she made a stopover at Perth cafe Cino To Go, with her host, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith. She had a wadrobe malfunction or so when showed a little bit more than she intended at a recent Perth visit, courtesy her flesh-coloured blouse. Dr Rice was cheered and applauded by 450 schoolgirls at Mercedes College. Rice was delighted after the girls sang her favorite What a Wonderful Day

December 2008

Rice had a busy schedule during December 08. She will be at the NATO meeting on December 2 and will visit India on December 3 as a sign of US support to India in the wake of terror strikes in Mumbai.

Visit to India - December 2008

Rice said India, Pakistan shares a common enemy and said extremists in any form are obviously a threat to the Pakistanis as well as to the Indians. She asked Pakistan to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigations of the attacks. She termed that both India and Pakistan shares a common enemy.

US President George W Bush directed Rice to meet both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and discuss about the fallout of the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Rice agreed for an overnight visit and arrived in New Delhi on December 3. U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has also visited along with her. At a press conferance in Delhi, she said that these are the type of attacks that Al-Qaeda is into and that countries need to share knowledge and to bring justice to the people. She said US iready to work with India on all intelligence leads to nail source of Mumbai attacks but refrained to comment on India's demand that Pakistan hand over 20 dreaded terrorists. Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee however stressed Pakistan role in a joint press briefing with her. Rice told Pak to take a tough line on terrorism and seeked concrete action from Zardari on the probe.

Other Professional Information

  • In May 2010, she, along with with Cherie Blair were keynote speakers at the Asian University for Women (AUW) fundraising event highlight the importance of women's education in the developing world. The event was held at Sotheby's art auction house.

Condoleezza Rice in News

Castlight Health Announces Second Annual Enterprise Healthcare Summit
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2015) - Senior business and healthcare decision makers will gather in Chicago on June 2, 2015, to kick off the Second Annual Enterprise Healthcare Summit, an invitation-only, executive-level event series presenting enterprise healthcare management (EHM) strategies for reducing rising costs and improving healthcare outcomes.

Ripple Labs Names Former State Department Official Anja Manuel as Advisor
Ripple Labs today announced that it has named Anja Manuel, Co-Founder and Partner at RiceHadleyGates LLC, and a former U.S. Department of State official, as an advisor to the company.

Oracle Industry Connect 2015 Brings Together Business Leaders and Visionaries to Share Expertise, Insight, and Innovation
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) announces its second-annual Oracle Industry Connect, an exclusive, executive-level event that enables leaders across industries to share strategies for organizational transformation and success. The event will take place March 25 through 26, 2015, in Washington DC.

Dick Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bank, Attends National Summit on Education
WYOMISSING, PA--(Marketwired - November 24, 2014) - Richard A. Ehst, president and chief operating officer of Customers Bank, attended the Foundation for Excellence in Education 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C. The summit focused on education reform in the nation's public schools.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Announces Officers for Its Board of Directors
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (BGCD) has announced its officers for its board of directors for 2014-2015, its 50th year of working to fulfill its mission of enabling all young people -- especially those who need it most -- to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Domo Announces Silver Sponsorship of Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Connections 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - September 22, 2014) - Domo today announced that it is a silver sponsor of Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Connections 2014, the industry's premier digital marketing conference. The conference will be held in Indianapolis Sept. 23-25. Domo will be located at booth S1.

Tad Taube Decides Not to Stand for Reelection as Koret President After Three Decades of Leading the Foundation
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - March 20, 2014) - The Koret Foundation reported today that President Tad Taube recently announced he does not intend to stand for reelection as President at the Foundation's annual organization meeting in June

Piksel to Broadcast World Leaders Conference in Two-Day Webcast
Piksel, a global provider of 'over-the-top' video monetization software and solutions, has been chosen to broadcast the two-day World Leaders Conference on November 7 and 8. Using the Piksel OVP (online video platform), the global webcast will make it possible for viewers to tune in to inspirational keynotes from locations around the world.

Henry 'Hank' Crumpton
In the news release issued earlier today, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Former Deputy Chief of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" rather than "Former Deputy Director of the CIA Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Former Deputy Director of the CIA Henry "Hank" Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills
Former CIA spy Henry "Hank" Crumpton, leader of the CIA's Afghanistan war campaign, will be speaking at the Rolls Royce of Beverly Hills today, Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 at 5:30pm. Recently featured on 60 Minutes and NBC's The Today Show, Crumpton will discuss the insurmountable task of finding and stopping Al-Qaeda post 9/11

National PTA Tackles Distracted Driving, Improved Infrastructure Around Schools at America's PTA Meeting
National PTA's® 116th Annual Convention and Exhibition kicks off today at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. Thousands of parents, teachers, students, and advocates gather to enhance their skills, debate the day's hottest issues, network and conduct official National PTA business during the three-day conference that concludes Sunday.

The California Women's Conference Partners With the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
The California Women's Conference, an inspirational and life-changing event for women, has partnered with the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to offer a limited amount of pre-sale tickets for businesses and individuals for the 2012 conference. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure, to be held on September 23, 2012, is the designated official run/walk of the conference.

California Women's Conference to Share Proceeds With Area Goodwill Organizations
The California Women's Conference, debuting this fall, and Goodwill are extending a limited invitation to businesses and individuals to purchase and/or promote presale tickets to the 2012 California Women's Conference

Wes Moore to Keynote at National PTA Convention in San Jose
National PTA® announced today that Wes Moore will keynote its 116th Annual Convention and Exhibition to be held June 22-24 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. Moore is an author, businessman and US Army veteran. His first book, "The Other Wes Moore," became an instant New York Times bestseller.

The Inaugural California Women's Conference Announces Exclusive Ticket Offer
The California Women's Conference, an event endorsing leading women everywhere, has announced exclusive access to pre-sale tickets available for purchase beginning on June 15, 2012. On this date tickets will be available for businesses and individuals to attend the September 23rd and 24th conference at the Long Beach Convention Center, promoting its theme, "The Women's Economy Starts Here."

The California Women's Conference Inspires With Goodwill
The California Women's Conference, debuting this fall, and the Women Goodwill, a volunteer support group for Goodwill of Orange County, is extending a limited invitation to businesses and individuals to purchase and/or promote presale tickets to the 2012 California Women's Conference

The California Women's Conference -- The Women's Economy Starts Here
The California Women's Conference, an internationally acclaimed forum for the world's most influential voices, hearts and minds, returns to the Long Beach Convention Center for its 28th conference on September 23-24th, 2012. This year's theme is "The Women's Economy Starts Here."

Google Idea's Jared Cohen to Speak at HITEC 2012 Closing Keynote Session
Jared Cohen will demonstrate how technology is a part of every challenge in the world and should be a part of every solution during his Closing Keynote session at the 2012 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®)

Obama, Hillary most admired among Americans: Poll
More Americans admire President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton than any other figures, according to a survey.

Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton planning to re-enter 2012 Presidential race?
Speculations are rising that former and current female secretaries of states, Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, are planning to enter the 2012 presidential race.

Nuke-armed Pakistan is 'one place in world I worry about': Condoleezza Rice
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that nuclear-armed Pakistan is the one place in the world she really 'worries about', but added that the country's military is "quite in control" of its atomic weapons.

'US should do everything it can to bring down Iran government': Condoleezza Rice
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that Washington should consider tougher penalties against Tehran and should 'be doing everything possible to bring the Iranian government down.'

Gaddafi's obsession with me was "weird and a bit creepy": Condoleezza Rice
Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has said that killed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's obsession with her was "weird and a bit creepy".

Condoleezza Rice, Dick Cheney 'clashed over treatment of terror suspects'
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice clashed repeatedly with the then Vice President Dick Cheney over the treatment of captured terror suspects, a leaked copy of her new memoir has revealed.

Gaddafi had "slightly eerie obsession" with me: Condoleezza Rice
Former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who was killed on Thursday, had a "slightly eerie obsession" with ex-US Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice, and referred to her as his "African Princess," she writes in an excerpt from her memoirs published on Thursday

Bush's comment on my memoir "appropriate": Cheney
Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has said that former President George W. Bush's comment on his memoir was "appropriate under the circumstances."

MI6 caught Libyans lying about nuke weapon stock
British intelligence service MI6 had caught the Libyans lying about their stock of nuclear weapons and uncovering a secret network of arms supplies from Pakistan.

Bush 'fine with Cheney's memoir' despite outrage by former administration officials
Former U.S. President George W. Bush has said that he is fine with Dick Cheney's new memoir, despite the former Vice President having been criticized by some members of his administration.

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