Melanne Verveer

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Melanne Verveer is one of the most powerful political female figures who played a key role to establish the President’s Interagency Council on Women. She is the co-author with Kim Azzarelli of the book which is called “Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose”.

NAME: Melanne Verveer  ( )


MELANNE VERVEER’S MARTIAL STATUS: married to Philip Verveer, a Washington communications lawyer who served as Ambassador and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information policy (2009 –2013)


  • S. and M.S. from Georgetown University.


  • Deputy Assistant to President Clinton (1993 – 1996);
  • Assistant to the President Clinton (1997 – 2000);
  • a member of the White House Senior Staff;
  • Clinton’s chief assistant for her international activities;
  • a co-founder the international NGO, Vital Voices Global Partnership (2001);
  • the first United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues at the United States Department of State (2009);


  • Foremother Award from the National Center for Health Research (2017) ;
  • US Secretary of State, Award for Distinguished Service (2013);
  • Global Partnership for Afghanistan, Seeding the Future Award (2013);
  • International Center for Research on Women, Champions for Change Leadership Award (2013);
  • Virtue Foundation, Humanitarian Award (2013);
  • Earth Day Network, Women Green Economy Leadership Award (2013) ;
  • IREX, Founder’s Day Award (2013);
  • Achiana, Leadership Award (2013);
  • I Live 2 Lead Trailblazer Award (2013);
  • Global Fairness Award (2012);
  • Nizami Ganjavi International Award (2012);
  • Fast Company, 60 Influencers Who are Changing the World (2012);
  • Francophone Ambassadors Award (2012);
  • Newsweek, 150 Fearless Women in the World (2012);
  • Enterprising Women Hall of Fame (2012);
  • Futures Without Violence, Global Impact Award (2012);
  • Jewish World Watch, I Witness Award (2012);
  • Oxford University Said Business School, Womensphere Global Award (2011);
  • Somaly Mam Foundation Award (2011);
  • Newsweek, 150 Women Who Shake the World (2011);
  • Emily Couric Women’s Leadership Award (2011);
  • Interaction Breakthrough Award (2011);
  • Innocents at Risk, Woman of Courage Award (2011);
  • Delivered the NYC Bar Association Justice Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and Law (2010);
  • AVON Public Service Champions Award (2010);
  • Boston World Affairs Council (2010);
  • Christian Herter Memorial Award from the Boston World Affairs Council (2010);
  • Women’s Foreign Policy Group Award (2010);
  • National Council for Research on Women, Making a Difference Award (2010);
  • Meridian International Center, Meridian Award (2009);
  • Birmingham Southern College, Women of Achievement (2008);
  • President of Ukraine, Awarded the Order of Princess Olga (2008);
  • Basilian Humanitarian Award (1998);
  • National Council of Ukrainian Women, Public Service Award (1997);
  • People for the American Way, First Amendment Award;
  • American Association Of University Women, Woman of Distinction Award.

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Natalia Veselnitskaya
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