Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver keynote address in Edmonton on June 18th, 2014

EDMONTON, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York will deliver a keynote address at the Shaw Conference Centre on June 18th to discuss her new book "Hard Choices".

Hillary Rodham Clinton served as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State from 2009 until 2013, after nearly four decades in public service. Her "smart power" approach to foreign policy repositioned American diplomacy and development for the 21st century. Clinton played a central role in restoring America's standing in the world, reasserting the United States as a Pacific power, imposing crippling sanctions on Iran and North Korea, responding to the Arab Awakening and negotiating a ceasefire in the Middle East.

Earlier, as First Lady and Senator from New York, she was a champion of human rights, democracy, and opportunities for women and girls. Clinton also worked to provide health care to millions of children, create jobs and opportunity, and support first responders who risked their lives at Ground Zero. In her historic campaign for President, Clinton won 18 million votes.

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