Former Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the American Library Association ( ALA ) Annual Conference's closing general session speaker on Tuesday, June 27, 10-11:30 a.m., in the Skyline Ballroom at McCormick Place ( west building ).
She was the 67th secretary of state ( 2009-13 ) after nearly four decades in public service advocating on behalf of children and families as an attorney, First Lady and U.S. senator from New York. Additionally, she is the author of several best-selling books, including the memoirs Hard Choices and Living History as well as It Takes a Village.
Clinton's talk is open to all full conference registrants of the conference, which will take place June 22-27. Others scheduled to speak include actress/designer Sarah Jessica Parker, activist Sandra Uwiringiyimana and science educator Bill Nye.
See 2017.ALAAnnual.org/ .