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Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture with Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush: “American Leadership Around The World”

The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA proudly present the 2012-13 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture featuring Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Los Angeles, CA 90095



 VIDEO: To view the lecture, click here.  

AUDIO: To listen to audio from the lecture click here.



From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.

Condoleezza Rice is currently a professor of Political Economy in the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University.  She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, an international business consultancy. As a professor of Political Science, Rice has been on the Stanford faculty since 1981 and has won two of the highest teaching honors – the 1984 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1993 School of Humanities and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching.

She has authored and co-authored numerous books, including two bestsellers, No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington (2011) and Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family (2010); Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft (1995) with Philip Zelikow; The Gorbachev Era (1986) with Alexander Dallin; Uncertain Allegiance: The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak Army (1984)


Admission for this event is free, however registration is required.  

Parking will be available in Lots 4 and 5 (disabled only). Enter on Westwood Plaza from Sunset Boulevard. Pay-by-Space parking spaces are available and all day parking passes for $ 11, cash or credit.  For a parking and venue map, please click here.


  • Arrive early, doors open at 4:30 pm
  • Parking is available in Lots 4 and 5 (disabled only), $11.
  • Admission will be handled on a first available basis
  • No bulky video equipment or flash photography permitted
  • No food or beverages permitted inside Korn Convocation Hall
  • All vacant seats will be filled at 4:50 pm
  • Details for this event are subject to change.
  • Please check our website for last minute details prior to the event.



In sponsoring the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series, the Burkle Center for International Relations celebrates the memory of Daniel Pearl as a prominent journalist who dedicated his life to bringing joy and understanding to the world. Past presenters have included David Remnick of The New Yorker, Leon Wieseltier of The New Republic, Christopher Hitchens, CNN's Anderson Cooper, David Brooks and Thomas Friedman of The New York Times, ABC’s Ted Koppel, CBS’s Jeff Greenfield, Daniel Schorr of NPR, and CNN's Larry King.

Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, The Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA

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