Chapter Three

An Ability to Connect Across Lines That Divide

Introduced by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Honorary Co-Chair, Vital Voices

The history of American women is one of resilience, unflagging optimism, and perhaps most important, willingness to collaborate in the face of adversity.
The courage to stand firm on matters of principle is one of the hallmarks of leadership. But in both public service and business, I've often found the only way to break through tough problems and produce lasting change is to engage with people with whom you sometimes disagree.
In the U.S. Senate, I have been fortunate to work with and develop personal rapport with many fine people on both sides of the aisle. In this context, my friendship with former Senator ...

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