President Michelle Bachelet of Chile delivers an address at Brookings, June 30, 2014. (Photo by Paul Morigi)
VIDEO: President Michelle Bachelet - Chile's Inclusive Development Enables Us to Be Counted Among the Most Modern Democracies
July 2, 2014,
"We shall sew a seed of social capital, cohesion, and well-being with deep roots which is the basis of all solid and sustainable development," declared Chilean President Michelle Bachelet in her address at Brookings yesterday. President Bachelet was introduced by Ted Piccone, acting vice president and director of Foreign Policy, who discussed Bachelet as a "global leader in the fight for gender equality" and stressed her critical role in Chile's development and growth. The event was moderated by Harold Trinkunas, senior fellow and director of the Latin America Initiative at Brookings.