Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will take the Chicago Ideas stage to discuss her upcoming memoir, Hard Choices, on June 11 at 9 a.m. CDT at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.

The event will also feature an interview with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Marking one of the first stops on her tour, Clinton will open the event with remarks about the crises, choices and challenges she faced as America’s 67th Secretary of State and how those choices drive her view of the future. Emanuel will then interview Clinton during a Q&A session that will include questions from the audience.

The Chicago Ideas event is a part of a move to year-round programming for the organization. Other upcoming events include conversations with actor William H. Macy on May 31 at 11 a.m. CDT at the Goodman Theater and Wharton Professor Adam Grant on June 11 at 6:30 p.m. CDT at Morningstar.

Tickets for all three year-round programs are available at chicagoideas.com. Tickets to Clinton’s event will include a signed copy of Hard Choices.

Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is generously supported by EY, Sterling Partners, U.S. Trust, Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, the Keywell Foundation, Hyatt, The Chicago Community Trust, Leo Burnett, Starcom MediaVest Group and Edelman.

Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is a 501c3 organization. CIW is a premier annual gathering of global thought leaders created to drive ideas into actionable results. It is a platform for ideas, created for innovators, thinkers, doers and interested citizens from across Chicago, the greater Midwest and the world. Its goal is to stimulate new initiatives and ventures, create new connections and collaborations and establish a community of people who have the desire to achieve great things.

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