Celebrating the Power of Collaboration

About the Authors: Melanne Verveer serves as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, and Kris M. Balderston serves as the Special Representative for Global Partnerships.

Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted over 200 representatives from business, non-governmental organizations, and civil society groups to celebrate the power of collaboration. As one of the last events the Secretary hosted, the meeting was momentous. Not only for the more than $80 million in public-private partnerships announced but also because it showcased how much has been achieved over the last four years.
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