March 24, 2022

Madeleine Albright was a fearless trail blazer, paving the way not only for women in foreign policy but for the entire foreign and civil service family at the Department of State. She will be missed.

*Picture taken by Peggy Cifrino, Secretary Powell’s long-time principal assistant. It reflects the close bond between Powell and Secretary Albright. He succeeded her as Secretary of State and afterward formed a close personal bond. Albright was one of two friends to eulogize Powell at his funeral. The other was Rich Armitage.