Get to Know Condoleezza Rice

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Meet Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is known for many firsts: She was the first female secretary of state, the first African-American provost at Stanford University and one of the first female members of an all-male country club. The author and educator will have a prominent speaking role at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Keep reading for a look at her trailblazing career.  – Britt Middleton

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