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Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy, Standford Graduate School of Business
Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy, Hoover Institution
Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

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Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, LLC. From January 2005-2009, she served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States. Secretary Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s National Security Advisor from January 2001-2005. She served as Stanford University’s Provost from 1993-1999. From 1989 through March 1991, she served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff. In 1986, she also served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Secretary Rice currently serves on the board of C3, Dropbox, and Makena Capital. In addition, she is a member of the boards of the George W. Bush Institute, the Commonwealth Club, the Aspen Institute, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, she earned a bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver; a master's from the University of Notre Dame; and a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Secretary Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been awarded ten honorary doctorates. She currently resides in Stanford, California. She is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.