Statement on Breast Cancer Awareness Month (2021)

Nancy Brinker, founder of The Promise Fund of Florida and Susan G. Komen, released the following statement in commemoration of the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “For the second consecutive year, Breast Cancer Awareness Month coincides with the ongoing global pandemic. While these occurrences reinforce the gratitude we all share for medical professionals, researchers, […]

Remarks at 2021 Concordia Summit (New York, NY)

The following introductory remarks were delivered for Steve MacMillan, President & CEO of Hologic. It prefaced a panel discussion focused on “Women’s Health: Gaps Between Policy and Reality.” *** Remarks for Nancy Brinker September 21, 2021 Good afternoon, I am so happy to be here participating in the Concordia Summit.  Thank you to Matt Swift […]

Honoring the Memory of Those Lost on September 11

Today President Bush gave the most touching speech at 9/11. He acknowledged the power, perseverance, humility, and humanity of the nation he knows. One that continues to live on inside all of us. Two decades ago I was prepared to depart for Budapest, to serve all Americans as their voice and representative as Ambassador to […]

Newsmax Magazine Column: Art Makes World A Safer Place

Newsmax Magazine | September 2021 Issue Column Twenty years ago this month, the September 11th terrorist attacks changed our world forever. In the years that followed we delivered justice to those who threatened our safety and way of life. But I also know many of us continue to confront the sadness of that fateful day. […]

Reputable Organizations That Support Afghan Refugees

The amount of time that elapsed between Sept. 11, 2001 and my arrival in Budapest could be measured in days, if not hours. My charge, as America’s Ambassador to Hungary, had been altered since the time of my confirmation by the Senate weeks earlier. The attacks on our homeland, conceived and directed from Afghanistan, redefined […]

Column: Time to catch up on life-saving medical screenings

This column appeared in the August 2021 edition of Newsmax Magazine The summer has marked a welcome sense in Americans’ consciousness of renewal, reopening and much-needed levity. While pre-pandemic normalcy remains elusive for many, we should all take active steps to address delayed and neglected health priorities. Perhaps nowhere is this more serious today than […]