Hillary Clinton Joins USGLC Advisory Council

Fri Apr 5, 2013 6:45am EDT

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Council Includes Former Secretaries of State, Defense, and Members of Congress  

WASHINGTON,  April 5, 2013  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Global
Leadership Coalition today announced former Secretary of State  Hillary
Clintonhasjoined its National Advisory Council, which is chaired by  Colin
Powell  and includes every other living former Secretary of State as members.   

"Throughout her entire political life as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of
State,  Hillary Clinton  has been a tireless supporter of the International
Affairs Budget and the importance of global development and diplomacy," said
Executive Director  Liz Schrayer.  "We look forward to having her leadership and
expertise as we promote the importance of U.S. global engagement to our national
security and economic prosperity."   

Secretary Clinton has appeared numerous times at USGLC events, and in speaking
about the organization in 2009, she said, "In the past decade, the coalition has
come to occupy a critical space in the foreign policy arena.  You really have
been pioneers in combining the expertise and talent of the private sector and
NGOs to help better balance in our approach to foreign policy and our nation's

Known as the "coalition of strange bedfellows," the USGLC brings together
corporations and non-governmental organizations from Caterpillar to CARE,
Walmart to World Vision, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Save the Children,
along with a distinguished group of bipartisan leaders, all dedicated to
enhancing our civilian-led tools of development and diplomacy in promoting our
nation's interests in the world.   

A complete list of the USGLC Advisory Council can be found  here.   

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (www.usglc.org) is a broad-based
influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign
policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all
50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and
development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer, more prosperous

SOURCE  U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

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