Looking Forward

_77602158_77602153It is October, and Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting to closer to making her decision about 2016. Until then, she has a number of events scheduled including fundraisers for the upcoming mid-term elections. A list of Clinton’s upcoming events is below and will be updated as event are added. As always, you can also stay up to date and view past events by visiting the Timeline.

October 2 – Fundraiser for Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist (Scheduled)

October 2 – Commercial Real Estate Women Network Convention (Scheduled)

October 6 – Ottawa Convention Centre (Scheduled)

October 8 – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Fundraiser (Scheduled)

October 8 – AdvaMed Conference (Scheduled)

October 9 – Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf (Scheduled)

October 13 – Nevada Democratic Party Fundraiser (Scheduled)

October 13 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation (Scheduled)

October 15 – Kentucky Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes (Scheduled)

October 16 – Michigan U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters (Scheduled)

October 16 – Michigan Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer (Scheduled)

October 20 – Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Lunch (Scheduled)

October 20 – Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Fundraiser (Scheduled)

October 24 – Rhode Island Gubernatorial Candidate Gina Raimondo (Scheduled)

November 2 – New Hampshire Fundraisers (Scheduled)

December 1 – League of Conservation Voters dinner (Scheduled)

Image Source: BBC

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Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky Welcome Daughter

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky announced on Twitter their daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, was born this morning. The tweet was retweeted by grandparents Bill and Hillary Clinton. Congratulations to the Clinton and Mezvinsky familes!

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton has tweeted a photo:

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CGI Annual Meeting: Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-09-24 at 6.41.19 PM 1On the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bill Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton hosted the final session of the gathering entitled “Aiming for the Moon and Beyond.” The Clinton’s were joined by a number of of speakers including astronauts Cady Coleman and Reid Wiseman, X PRIZE Foundation Founder Peter H. Diamandis, and Graça Machel Trust and Foundation for Community Development Founder Graça Machel. The event focused on the future of CGI and a number of issues. Overall, it was a good way to wrap up the 10th annual meeting.

The full video from the event may be viewed by CLICKING HERE as we are unable to embed the video directly.

Video Source: CGI’s Livestream

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CGI Annual Meeting: Equality for Girls & Women: 2034 instead of 2134?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-09-24 at 6.11.56 PMIn the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting, Hillary Rodham Clinton took part in two events. The first was a discussion entitled “Equality for Girls & Women: 2034 instead of 2134?,” which focused on the inequality of employment and education opportunities for women around the world. With the first panel moderated by The New York Times Editor, David Leonhardt, Clinton was joined on stage by Melinda Gates and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. A second panel was then introduced to continue the discussion. The second panel was moderated by Katie Couric and included Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek, President of Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Leymah Gbowee, and CEO of American University of Afghanistan Nilofar Sakhi. There was also a short speech by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

The full video from the event may be viewed by CLICKING HERE as we are unable to embed the video directly.

In the time between the two panels’ discussions, Hillary was joined on stage by Chelsea Clinton to announce a new CGI initiative called CHARGE. CGI and its partners have pledged $600 million to assist 14 million girls between the ages of 11 and 16 with attending school. While this announcement is part of the video above, you may watch a video of the announcement only by CLICKING HERE.

News Source: ABC News

Video Source: CGI’s Livesteam

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CGI Annual Meeting: Putting Education to Work

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-09-23 at 6.09.44 PM 1Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared at the third day of scheduled discussions at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. The discussion, “Putting Education to Work,” was in two parts. The first part was a panel which included Cisco CEO John Chambers, United Arab Emirates Minister of State Reem Al Hashimy, Education for Employment Alumna Nisreen Mitwally, and Mara Foundation Founder Ashish Thakkar. The group discussed the future of education in the United States.

For the second part of the discussion, Clinton took the stage after the panel to deliver the closing remarks. She talked about the future of education and how businesses in America need to invest in eduction as they go hand-in-hand. On the job training and education are both important to businesses, and Clinton announced that many business had committed to help CGI with their efforts.

The full video from the event may be viewed by CLICKING HERE as we are unable to embed the video directly.

ByQaEyKCUAA6cah.jpg-largeAt the end of the speech, Clinton was joined on stage by Chelsea Clinton to announce CGI’s progress in its efforts to protect the African Elephant and stop poaching, stop illegal trafficking, and stop the demand for elephant ivory. Hillary and Chelsea were also joined by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, President of the Gabonese Republic Ali Bongo Ondimba, and representatives from Vietnam, Zambia, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and the United States State Department. President Bongo spoke on behalf of the group. After the speech, the group was joined on stage by representatives of several wildlife foundations who have partnered with CGI to protect the elephant.

A separate video of announcement about CGI’s continued efforts to save the African Elephant is available by CLICKING HERE.

Tomorrow is the final day of CGI’s Annual Meeting, and Clinton is scheduled to take part in two sessions (and appear in one video):

-8:45 – 10:30 AM – “Equality for Girls and Women: 2034 Instead of 2134″

-Film – “The Science of Success: Investing in Babies’ Minds”

-3:30 – 4:45 PM – “Aiming for the Moon and Beyond”

Tune in to the Livestream to watch all the events as they happen.

Video Source: CGI Livestream

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CGI Annual Meeting: Reimagining Impact

Monday, September 22, 2014

International Leaders And Luminaries Attend Clinton Global InitiativeHillary Rodham Clinton took part in one of the opening discussion of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting in New York. The theme of the discussion was Reimagining Impact. The session was divided into two panels. The first included Hillary Clinton, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. The second panel consisted of Bill Clinton, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, and King of Jordan His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein.

The full video from the event may be viewed by CLICKING HERE as we are unable to embed the video directly.

Video Source: CGI Livestream

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CGI Annual Meeting Begins Tomorrow

Screen Shot 2014-09-20 at 7.06.23 PMThe 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting begins tomorrow and runs through Wednesday, September 24. The event is being held in New York City and will feature a wide variety of speakers including Matt Damon, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan, Melinda Gates, President Barack Obama, and countless other world leaders, CEOs, and leaders of non-profit groups that have partnered with CGI. The event will feature four days of roundtable discussions covering a wide variety of topics including the environment, leadership, education, and women’s rights. Former President Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton are hosting the Annual Meeting and will participate in a number of the discussions.

This year’s theme is “Reimagining Impact” which CGI has designed “to facilitate the development of forward-thinking approaches that re-envision the way we impact the world.” The key idea throughout the discussions and breakout sessions will be creating a better future. The majority of the sessions include a number of speakers from different backgrounds to bring a unique perspective to each topic. Hillary will participate in five of the discussions, which are outlined below (all times are EST):

-September 22 – 12:00 – 1:30 PM – “Reimagining Impact”

-September 23 – 4:15 – 5:30 PM – “Putting Education to Work”

-September 24 – 8:45 – 10:30 AM – “Equality for Girls and Women: 2034 Instead of 2134″

-September 24 - Film – “The Science of Success: Investing in Babies’ Minds”

-September 24 – 3:30 – 4:45 PM – “Aiming for the Moon and Beyond”

We will post a summary and video from Hillary’s discussions at the end of each day. In the meantime, you may visit the CGI website for more information, including a full list of speakers and the complete agenda. CGI will also broadcast each of the sessions live on LiveStream, which we encourage you to watch.

An image of the schedule is below. Discussions in which Hillary is participating are outlined in red, Bill Clinton’s discussions are outlined in blue, and Chelsea Clinton’s are outlined in green.

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