About Fast Forward

What People Are Saying

“As I have travelled the world, I've seen incredible strength and resilience of women everywhere, working at every level. If there was ever a doubt that our moment is now, this book dispels it. Fast Forward shows every woman how she can empower herself and her community.”

—Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State


“We are all capable of great things, even world changing things, if we take inspiration from others and join together to get it done. …Here are stories of a few women who have dared to imagine the day, and worked to make it happen. Let them inspire you.”

—Meryl Streep, actress and activist


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Meet The Authors

Melanne Verveer

Melanne Verveer

Melanne Verveer is a Founder of Seneca Women and Director of Georgetown's Institute for Women, Peace and Security. In 2009, President Obama appointed her the first-ever Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues.

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Kim K. Azzarelli

Kim Azzarelli is a Founder of Seneca Women, co-founder and Chair of Cornell Law School’s Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, and a legal, corporate and philanthropic advisor focused on advancing women and girls.

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Quotes From Fast Forward