As Hillary Clinton was inducted into the International Women’s Forum Hall of Fame, she was introduced by AWESOME founder Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, who has been a friend of Clinton’s since elementary school. Secretary Clinton, who is a member of IWF, joins 70 other women in the Hall of Fame.” At this year’s World Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas, nine other women were honored with the “Woman Who Makes a Difference Award.” Ann was a recipient of the award in 2014.
An article in the Houston Chronicle reported that “Drake met Clinton – ‘then, she was just Hillary Rodham’ – in ballet class when they were 8 years old. She shared stories of how their friendship blossomed throughout high school, college, and after ‘Hillary met a dashing young man from Arkansas at law school.’”
According to iwfforum.org, IWF “is an invitation-only, membership organization comprised of more than 6,500 accomplished and visionary women across 40 nations and six continents. IWF members are women of diverse achievement dedicated to building better leadership across careers, continents, and cultures.”