Kay Bailey Hutchison

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  • U.S. Senator (R-TX) (1993-2013)
  • Contributor, CNBC (2013-2017)
  • Advisor on Foreign and Security Policy & Voice for Bi-Partisan Policy Solutions
  • U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2017-2021)



For more than four decades, Kay Bailey Hutchison has leveraged her expertise in the public and private sectors. She served in the U.S. Senate for twenty years representing the state of Texas. As a member of Senate leadership, she was elected Vice-Chairman of the Republic Conference and later Chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, the fourth-highest ranking Republican Senator. Then in 2017, she became the permanent Representative of the U.S. to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, where she held the alliance together and strategized the U.S. working relationships with Russia, China, and the rest of the world. Highly regarded for her commitment to bipartisan solutions, Ambassador Hutchison offers an insider’s perspective and practical, non-partisan insights to issues central to the national economy, homeland defense, and foreign affairs in her engaging talks.

Kay Bailey Hutchison was named one of the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes. She served two terms as Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and previously worked as a prominent attorney at Bracewell, LLP, an established international law firm in Dallas, Texas. She is a Senior Adviser to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges, and is the namesake for the KBH Center for Energy, Law and Business at the University of Texas. Ambassador Hutchison is the New York Times bestselling author of three books, including Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped TexasLeading Ladies: American Trailblazers, and American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country. With her breadth of experience, she is a masterful, knowledgeable speaker on national security, foreign policy and America's agenda on the world stage.

 

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  • Roanoke College
  • Wisconsin Women in Government
  • Transunion Healthcare
  • Church Alliance
  • Texas Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Education 
  • Schneider Electric
  • Transplace
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Washington Today

With nearly two decades of experience in the U.S. Senate, Senator Hutchison offers an insider’s perspective to understanding American politics and what that means for achieving anything in Washington. As a frequent political contributor for CNBC and other media outlets, Hutchison offers practical an ...

With nearly two decades of experience in the U.S. Senate, Senator Hutchison offers an insider’s perspective to understanding American politics and what that means for achieving anything in Washington. As a frequent political contributor for CNBC and other media outlets, Hutchison offers practical and non-partisan insights to issues such as the national economy, homeland defense and foreign affairs. She always keep an eye on how these issues will play out in Congress — and how they will affect you.

America and the World: Important Watchpoints in Foreign Policy with Kay Bailey Hutchison

Kay Bailey Hutchison highlights the important issues on America’s foreign policy agenda, layering her insider’s knowledge earned as the United States representative to NATO and her longstanding tenure as a United States Senator. She discusses the importance of an expanded and strengthened network of ...

Kay Bailey Hutchison highlights the important issues on America’s foreign policy agenda, layering her insider’s knowledge earned as the United States representative to NATO and her longstanding tenure as a United States Senator. She discusses the importance of an expanded and strengthened network of NATO allies working toward global stability and economic stability.

Deterrence Is Our Best Defense

As the United States Ambassador to NATO and a former United States Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison is an expert source on national security and defense. In her discussions, she shares her experience building coalitions to ensure America’s national security. ...

As the United States Ambassador to NATO and a former United States Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison is an expert source on national security and defense. In her discussions, she shares her experience building coalitions to ensure America’s national security.

China: Rising Power That Expects Third World Accommodation

As the United States Ambassador to NATO, Hutchison focused on American interests with China and Russia, promoting rules-based order and free and fair trade. Hutchison provides clarity into China’s expectations to change the rules, and what Americans and other world powers can do to protect capital, ...

As the United States Ambassador to NATO, Hutchison focused on American interests with China and Russia, promoting rules-based order and free and fair trade. Hutchison provides clarity into China’s expectations to change the rules, and what Americans and other world powers can do to protect capital, investment and security.

American Foreign Policy: Different America, Different Europe, Different Threat

As Europe and America jockey for key trade and military relationships with China and Russia, the U.S. foreign relations landscape shifts. Former U.S. Senator and NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison understands these tensions and the key players on the foreign policy stage. ...

As Europe and America jockey for key trade and military relationships with China and Russia, the U.S. foreign relations landscape shifts. Former U.S. Senator and NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison understands these tensions and the key players on the foreign policy stage.

Transatlantic Bond: The Essential Partnership

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses the future of NATO as the security umbrella necessary to face power threats from Russia and China. Hutchison discusses where NATO is at right now, what are the risks, and what we can do next.  ...

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses the future of NATO as the security umbrella necessary to face power threats from Russia and China. Hutchison discusses where NATO is at right now, what are the risks, and what we can do next. 

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<p><strong>Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison delivers invaluable insights on U.S. foreign policy, including alliances and tensions ahead</strong></p>

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison delivers invaluable insights on U.S. foreign policy, including alliances and tensions ahead

Ambassador KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON joined the prestigious Nixon Seminar to offer her perspective on the legacy of NATO, and how she helped shift priorities to serve the demands of our world today, specifically looking at U.S. relationships with China and Russia. Her leadership in long-range risk assessment, and expertise in defining bipartisan solutions to deter global risks is forward-thinking and sets her apart as a sought-after voice in these ongoing conversations. With her background as a public servant, including two decades in the Senate, as well as her role as permanent Representative of the U.S. to NATO, and in the private sector as a prominent attorney, Ambassador Hutchison is renowned for her focus on practical and bipartisan problem-solving.

Named one of the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes, she has preserved America’s leadership and deftly bolstered collaboration. Considering the future of U.S. allies and partners on the world’s stage, Ambassador Hutchison is uniquely positioned to illuminate what these macro trends and global events indicate for U.S. policies, businesses, and citizens.

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Revered political commentators like former White House Press Secretary DANA PERINO, top strategist KARL ROVE, MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ co-hosts JOE SCARBOROUGH & MIKA BRZEZINSKI, and host of FOX’s Gutfeld! GREG GUTFELD & co-host KAT TIMPF offer star power and unparalleled insights. Highly respected appointees and foremost security experts such as former National Security Advisor H. R. MCMASTER, cybersecurity expert and former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security MICHAEL CHERTOFF, and former Secretary of Defense DICK CHENEY take on the risks facing businesses and markets in our increasingly globalized and data-driven world. Experts in monetary policy and global finance like Former Director of the National Economic Council GARY COHN, economist and member of G30 KEVIN WARSH, Co-Chair of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation R. GLENN HUBBARD, and global finance expert STEVE FORBES address the most complex questions of the global economy with nuance and command. Strong advocates for bipartisanship like cybersecurity expert WILL HURD, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON, Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center OLYMPIA SNOWE, and former Speaker of the House JOHN BOEHNER lead conversations about finding unified solutions to national and global crises for a better future. For insightful and informative programs on today’s biggest issues, contact HWA.

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Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison was sworn in as the Permanent Representative of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on August 15, 2017. In this position, she was responsible for holding the alliance together and mapping out a strategy for how the United States works with Russia and China specifically in the world in general.  From 1993-2013, she served as a U.S. Senator from Texas and was also elected to a Senate leadership position. Ambassador Hutchison gained extensive international experience and developed a deep understanding of NATO as a Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. She also served as Chairman of the Military Construction Subcommittee and as a Member of the Defense Subcommittee on the Senate Appropriations Committee. In honor of her service as Senator, the Dallas Convention Center was renamed the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, the first major convention center in the country named for a woman. She served two terms as Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Prior to assuming her duties, Ambassador Hutchison was a prominent attorney at Bracewell, LLP, an established international law firm in Dallas, Texas. Ambassador Hutchison also served in the Texas House of Representatives, as the Texas State Treasurer, and as Vice Chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. She has written three books, including Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers, and the Bestselling American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our CountryAmbassador Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas and a degree of Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. She calls Dallas home and has two children.