Melanne Verveer: 2011

Melanne Verveer served as United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues from 2009-2013.  She was also Chair and Co-CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership (, an international nonprofit she co-founded. Vital Voices invests in emerging women leaders and works to expand women’s roles in generating economic opportunity, promoting political participation, and safeguarding human rights. Prior to her work with Vital Voices, Ambassador Verveer served as Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady in the Clinton Administration and was chief assistant to then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.


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