Clinton and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright returned to their alma mater to address conference delegates, 50 women from 21 countries, for the first Women in Public Service Institute.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Ben Parker reports
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Clinton told the female activists and public servants that she is looking to them for their leadership and hoping they will create change and “lasting progress” in their respective countries.
“We know we’ve got to keep pushing at that glass ceiling,” she said of female leadership in emerging democracies and the United States.
Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, the institute’s director, said over 500 women applied to participate in the two-week long global leadership conference. She said delegates were primarily chosen from countries undergoing transition and revolution, with over 40 coming from Northern Africa and the Middle East, so they could share their stories and learn from each other "
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