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There Goes Condi, You Go Girl

Author: Michelle Adamski

Title: There Goes Condi, You Go Girl !

"Breaking the Glass Ceiling" First Female ever awarded a fellowship at Stanford's Center for International Security and Arms Control1993-1999- First African American Female Provost2000-First African American Female National Security Adavisor2005-2008- First African American Female Secretary of State 2012- one of the first two women to be admitted as members to Augusta National Golf Club

Education* 1971- Graduated St. Mary's Academy High School* 1974- B.A. Political Science University of Denver (Phi Beta Kappa)* 1975- Masters Political Science University of Notre Dame* 1981- Ph. D. Political Science University of Denver

Personal Time Line


1981–1987- Stanford University- assistant professor of Political science 1987- 1993- Associate professor 1993-1999- Provost 1993-present- Professor 2009- present- Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution

Stanford University, 1984, the Walter J. Gores Award for excellence in teaching; Stanford University, 1993, School of Humanities and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching. fellow of the Hoover Institute, 1985-86; Ford Foundation fellow; fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations., 1993

Rice began to learn French, music, figure skating and ballet at the age of threeAt the age of fifteen, she began piano classes with the goal of becoming a concert pianistShe accompanied cellist Yo-Yo Ma playing Brahms's Violin Sonata in D Minor at Constitution Hall in April 2002 for the National Medal of Arts Awards.

Political Work History

Rice was approached in February 2009 to fill an open position as a Pac-10 Commissioner (Which she turned down)October 16, 2013 - Rice is announced as one of 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee.

Academic Work History

Personal Achievements * At the age of 15, she played Mozart with the Denver Symphony* performed at diplomatic events at embassies, including a performance for Queen Elizabeth II* performed in public with cellist Yo-Yo Ma*In 1992, Rice founded the Centre for New Generation, an after-school program created to raise the high school graduation numbers of East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, California.*2014 Rice joined the Ban Bossy campaign as a spokesperson advocating leadership roles for girls*Rice's books include Germany Unified and Europe Transformed (1995) with Philip Zelikow, The Gorbachev Era (1986) with Alexander Dallin and Uncertain Allegiance: The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak Army (1984).

1986 - Serves as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, while also an international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations.1989-1991- Senior Director of Soviet and East European Affairs in the National Security Council Special Assistant to the President for National Security 2001-2005- National Security Advisor 2005-2008- Secretary of State

Movie By: Michelle Adamski

My S/Hero Condoleezza Rice

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Condi is an extremely strong woman who is serious and fun, dedicated and caring. She is very athletic, involved in sports and weight training. She is passionate about mentoring young people, and loves high fasion especially shoes. She also has the tremedous ability to self evaluate, identify her weakness, and work on self improvement.

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