✏️Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová; May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat.
with her family, Albright immigrated to the United States in 1948 from Czechoslovakia. Her father, diplomat Josef
Korbel, settled the family in Denver, Colorado, and she became a U.S. citizen in 1957
⚫️ Albright graduated from Wellesley College in 1959 and earned a PhD from Columbia University in 1975, writing her
thesis on the Prague Spring.
⚫️ She worked as an aide to Senator Edmund Muskie before taking a position under Zbigniew Brzezinski on the
National Security Council.
⚫️ She served in that position until 1981, when President Jimmy Carter left office.
⚫️ She is the first female United States Secretary of State in U.S. history, having served from 1997 to 2001 under
President Bill Clinton.