A Pin from Madeleine Albright

A couple of weeks ago Madilyn played Madeleine Albright for an oral report/wax museum at school. We tweeted about it & Ms. Albright sent Madilyn a pin from her collection!

The note says:

“I loved hearing that you played me and that you did a lot of research. I thought you might want to add to your pin collection one of my pins. Good luck! Madeleine Albright”

Madilyn was so excited to open it. What a thoughtful, generous way to plant a seed for a bright future.

2015-03-26-08.04.09

2015-03-26-08.04.51

2015-03-26-08.05.54

2015-03-26-08.07.58

Kid President? Meet Kid Secretary.

I tweeted @Madeleine Albright a link to a picture and video of Madilyn’s portrayal of her at the 2nd grade wax museum, and she RT’ed us, replied and is sending Madilyn a pin for her collection. What a treat to have one of the most powerful and accomplished women in the world take the time to encourage a little one to study hard & dream big.

2015-03-13 17.01.55

2015-03-13 17.06.48

Now… who thinks Kid President needs a Kid Secretary?

#makeithappen

2015-03-13-07.03.56

2nd Grade Wax Museum: Madeleine Albright

Seven-year-old Madilyn was honored to portray Madeleine Korbel Albright in her 2nd grade class “wax museum” today. She’s an inspiration to girls everywhere who desire to make the world a better, more just place. #‎LeanInTogether‬

2015-03-13-01.42.36

Madeleine Albright is not only brilliant, but she remains relevant. Who else can out-wit Conan O’Brien on Twitter, crush a cameo with Amy Poehler on Parks & Rec, leg press 450 pounds at age 77 and have a traveling exhibit of her fashionable and politically powerful pins? It’s the same women whose most famous sound bite is: “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.”

2015-03-13-02.14.04

2015-03-13-01.19.29

Mrs. Freeman helping her prepare.

2015-03-13-01.40.05

Ready for her audience!

2015-03-13-01.42.23

Press the button on her hand and she would come alive! Madilyn was pretty sure Ms. Albright would wear red nail polish.

2015-03-13-01.42.25

Madeleine Albright is known for her extensive pin collection (every pin has a meaning behind it), so Madilyn represented that with this prop.

2015-03-13-01.42.30

She made a poster with lights — because Albright is all bright!

2015-03-13-02.14.17

The note cards

2015-03-13-02.15.10

The class!

2015-03-13-02.24.30