Clinton presents International Women of Courage Awards

Secretary Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama yesterday presented the annual International Women of Courage Awards to 10 amazing and courageous women, from countries including Afghanistan, Kenya, South Korea, and the Dominican Republic. Above is Sister Marie Claude Naddaf of Syria. Clinton’s remarks, with video, are here. 2 few amusing notes:  Clinton appeared to share ...

Photos: Alex Wong/Getty Images
Photos: Alex Wong/Getty Images
Photos: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Secretary Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama yesterday presented the annual International Women of Courage Awards to 10 amazing and courageous women, from countries including Afghanistan, Kenya, South Korea, and the Dominican Republic. Above is Sister Marie Claude Naddaf of Syria. Clinton's remarks, with video, are here.

2 few amusing notes: 

Clinton appeared to share a joke with Obama at one point (see photo below). Obama accidentally called Clinton "senator." Oops.

Secretary Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama yesterday presented the annual International Women of Courage Awards to 10 amazing and courageous women, from countries including Afghanistan, Kenya, South Korea, and the Dominican Republic. Above is Sister Marie Claude Naddaf of Syria. Clinton’s remarks, with video, are here.

2 few amusing notes: 

  • Clinton appeared to share a joke with Obama at one point (see photo below).
  • Obama accidentally called Clinton “senator.” Oops.

Alex Wong/Getty Images

Alex Wong/Getty Images

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