Amal Clooney at the Texas Conference For Women 2016 in Austin 15.11.2016

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“As women, there is a bond we all share,” Amal Clooney told a sold-out audience at the 17th Annual Texas Conference for Women at the Austin Convention Center. “

Amal Clooney has worked closely with many influential people, not the least of which being her philanthropist/award-winning actor husband George Clooney. But when asked whom she admires most as a role model, the human rights attorney answered from the heart.

“I think growing up my mother was definitely a role model, she was always a working woman and someone who is independent and cared about her career and cared about being independent but also had balance,” she said during a Q&A at the Texas Conference for Women, where she was the keynote speaker on Tuesday.

“She never lost her femininity and she believed the balance was important and that is something that stuck with me,” added Clooney, who looked elegant in a pinstripe dress.

Amal Clooney also mentioned associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as one of her biggest inspirations. “When I was a junior lawyer she was incredible to watch in action in court, how she had so many cases in her head and firing questions at these lawyers standing before her,” she explained, adding, “But then also on the personal side, [she] was just lovely and I was the most junior and irrelevant person in her chamber … and she was very charming and very balanced.”

During her keynote speech, Amal Clooney discussed women’s rights around the world, and spoke at length about her 23-year-old Yazidi client Nadia Murad, who is now a political refugee in Germany after living in captivity as an ISIS sex slave. Since her escape, Murad has stood up to her former captors by becoming a women’s rights activist and by speaking out against the Islamic State. She has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize for her efforts.

“I am advocating for the United Nations Security Council to do more to prosecute [ISIS]. I am addressing the security council next month,” Amal Clooney promised.

In closing, she reminded the audience, “As women, there is a bond that we all share. It’s a bond of shared experience. Experiences that only women go through and struggles that only women face. The worst thing that we can do as women is not stand up for each other. And this is something that we can practice everyday no matter where we are or what we do. Because if we are united, there is no limit to what we can do.” via People magazine

 

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Amal Clooney wore a pinstriped dress with half sleeves

by GIORGIO ARMANI

I found the same dress in blue

available here at Neiman Marcus

(Amal’s dress has the same exposed zip too)

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with PAUL ANDREW 

Zenaida pumps

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If you want similar earrings, I found these ones and they are quite affordable.

available here £33.60

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Amal Clooney visits Guilford College in Greensboro 13.11.2016

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On November 13th Amal Clooney responds to questions from Guilford College students before her Bryan Series speech in Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

The room was full.

Amal Clooney’s new book :

Some quotes via Twitter :

 

 

 

 

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Amal Clooney chose to wear a GIORGIO ARMANI crimson red suit paired with a red high neck sweater.

I could find online only a black version with a similar button

available here at Bergdorf & Goodman

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with LK BENNETT

Cannes pumps

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Picture source and Twitter

Amal Clooney in Giorgio Armani at the press conference in Washington DC for the release of Mohamed Nasheed

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Amal Clooney held a press conference in Washington DC today calling for the release of imprisoned former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed.

Amal Clooney appeared before reporters at the National Press Club at 10am Thursday, accompanied by Laila Ali, the wife of the jailed politician, and Jared Genser, the founder of organization Freedom Now.
Nasheed, the Indian Ocean archipelago’s first democratically elected leader who came to power in 2008, was convicted under tough anti-terror laws last month and sentenced to 13 years in prison.

On the same day, Amal Clooney published a brillant article in The Guardian :

To read it —> http://bit.ly/1EUvjmZ

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Amal Clooney wore a chic navy pants suit with a grey tote embellished by a silk scarf and her Prada Havana sunglasses and jimmy Choo heels in navy.

Amal’s navy suit is by Giorgio Armani  

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The sunglasses by Prada

Prada 15PS MA4 6S1 Havana

http://www.coastal.com/prada-15ps-ma4-6s1-havana?cmp=social&src=pn&seg=product

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 The Agnes pumps by Jimmy Choo

Navy Suede Pointy Toe Stiletto Pumps

http://bitly.com/1GCfRa3

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The scarf by Dolce and Gabbana

DOLCE & GABBANA LEMON PRINTED SILK SATIN SQUARE SCARF
$300.00
Length: 90cm Width: 90cm
Made in Italy

http://bit.ly/1PcyohZ

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Amal’s bag is by Giorgio Armani from the cruise collection 2015

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Here a video :

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