Tom Oliphant will interview. Book selling and signing to follow the event. Madeleine Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States, the first female Secretary of State and at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, she served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and as a member of the President's Cabinet. She is currently Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm and Chair and Principal of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She is the first Michael and Virginia Mortara Endowed Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Dr. Albright is the author of four New York Times best-sellers.