the most powerful woman in the world (and hillary)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attend the International Women of Courage Awards at the State Department in Washington on March 8

….with award winner Eva Abu Halaweh

… with award winner Ghulam Sughra of Pakistan

18 Responses to “the most powerful woman in the world (and hillary)”

  1. 1 SharonS
    March 8, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Each is looking good! And hilary is always looking so happy and relaxed now.

  2. 2 ber6964
    March 8, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    They are both lovely!

  3. 3 Proud of Obama
    March 8, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Wow! What a dress, First Lady. I so totally want one just like it.

  4. 5 Perry
    March 8, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    You know, I was never a Hillary fan…but she has really grown into her new role and I think she looks very happy.
    They both look wonderful.

  5. 6 Dakota
    March 8, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    I couldn’t be happier for our FLOTUS!
    Hillary does look happy and relaxed. They both are looking great!

  6. 7 Titti
    March 8, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    FLOTUS looks fab.
    Happy International Women’s day all (shhh didn’t know this until a miute ago).

  7. 8 Fred
    March 8, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    Happy International Women’s Day to each and every woman on this site 😀

    Mrs Obama and Secretary Clinton;you look FABULOUS 😀 😀 😀 😀

  8. 10 Sue in Minnesota
    March 8, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    I concur, they both look fabulous, full of joy and confidence. I didn’t realize Hillary was so petite.

  9. 11 Carolyn
    March 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    I so admire these two women! Aren’t we the fortunate ones to have them working for us! My admiration is deep for the adult way the Clintons and Obamas have worked together after the primaries, too. Never have we heard one snarky word from either one about the other one. True class….real grownups, gracious people. What a contrast to so much else.

  10. 12 Shirley
    March 8, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    To our First Lady, Michelle Obama, that Is a beautiful dress, and you wear It well. You are wearing the dress, and It looks stunning on you :-).

    Yeah, I had just about lost my love for Hillary when she was Campaigning, and competing against President Obama, she got a bit nasty for a bit, gave me a feeling of dislike for her. However, I’m so very happy that somehow, and through It all, that our “Great President” was able to Include her In his Administration. And as FLOTUS puts It, Hillary Clinton Is doing one “Heck” of a good job as Secretay of State. I do applaude her, I think she does her job quite well. I’m also happy that Hillary Clinton accepted the job as Secretary Of State. I think that It’s mighty BIG of the TWO of them, to let by-gones be by-gones. It’s a great example for the American People. We need to be able to “FORGIVE”, and move on.

    But yes, They really are two “GREAT” Women, doing what they each do best :-).

  11. 13 Gloria Powell
    March 8, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Yes, how satisfying to be able to claim these two brilliant, grounded women as our own among the myriads of courageous women around the world.

  12. 14 barb
    March 8, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    It is a wonderful example of Pres. Obama and Hilary to put aside the competition and join together for the good of this nation. Michelle and Hilary are two great examples of women who born in a free country have risen to the top in their unique way and I love the pictures of them together. They are radiant.

    I am so touched by the picture of Ghulam Sughra of Pakistan as she looks at Michelle. Her eyes are so beautiful and full of respect. Having a First Lady of Color raises the hopes of many women of the world.

  13. 15 Tien Le
    March 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Thanks for the laugh, chipsticks. Your heading for this thread is priceless.

    • 16 V C prezOfan2
      March 8, 2011 at 7:09 pm

      You too, eh, Tien? I burst out laughing before I even started to read the thread. 🙂

      Like others have mentioned, I really do see a far more relaxed HRC as she has blossomed in her role as SOS. I guess our President really does bring out the ‘adult’ in those who work with him (at least, he does IF they have it in them).

  14. 17 Eleroy
    March 8, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    I adore Mrs Obama!!! She is as stunning as she is warm and genuine!!! Rock on Mrs Obama, ROCK ON!!!

  15. 18 lisa
    March 8, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Mrs. O looks fantabulous!!! I totally missed her speech at 5:30pm today. Is there video of that?

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