Office of Media Relations
Forum on Women Leaders
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton To Deliver Inaugural Lecture
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Brown University to deliver the inaugural lecture of the Doherty-Granoff Forum on Women Leaders on Saturday, April 8, 2006. Her address begins at 7:45 p.m. in Meehan Auditorium. Tickets will be available to holders of active Brown IDs beginning Friday, March 17. The Office of Media Relations will issue press credentials for reporters covering the event.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Doherty-Granoff Forum on Women Leaders at Brown University on Saturday, April 8, 2006. Her remarks will begin at 7:45 p.m. in Meehan Auditorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 7 p.m.
Free tickets are available to holders of active Brown IDs, beginning Friday, March 17, at 6 a.m. One ticket is available per ID. For ticketing information, visit www.brown.edu/web/hrc/ or contact the Office of University Events at (401) 863-2474. To request press credentials, visit www.brown.edu/web/hrc/press.html or call the Office of Media Relations at (401) 863-2476.
The event is being sponsored by the Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton
In November 2000, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the only former First Lady ever elected to the United States Senate. As a leading voice of the Democratic Party, she has worked with colleagues to increase access to health care, strengthen homeland and economic security, and improve education from the preschool level through college.
Clinton serves on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee; the Environment and Public Works Committee; the Special Committee on Aging; and she is the first New Yorker ever to serve on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Clinton chairs the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, responsible for communicating with the public about key issues before Congress.
She is also the author of best-selling books, including her autobiography, Living History; It Takes A Village: and Other Lessons Children Teach Us; Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids’ Letters to the First Pets; and An Invitation to the White House. Clinton graduated from Wellesley College and Yale Law School.
The Doherty-Granoff Forum on Women Leaders
Michael and Ellen Granoff inaugurated the annual Doherty-Granoff Forum on Women Leaders in 2006 with the vision of developing leadership skills among women at Brown University. The Forum aims to provide strong role models, networks, and positive leadership examples to support Brown as an incubator for the next generation of women leaders.