Chelsea Clinton: Anger can inspire

Chelsea Clinton: Anger can inspire

A good first step for young people looking to change the world, says Chelsea Clinton, is to consider, “What makes you most angry? What pisses you off?”

Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, dished out that blunt advice Wednesday at a conference on women and technology in Newport Beach, California.

The 34-year-old spent substantial parts of her appearance discussing challenges facing women and girls who want to break into the tech field.

She also said that one of the things that makes her angry — and therefore motivated — is that the world has yet to live up to the standards for advancing women as outlined in the platform from the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. It was there that her mother, now a leading potential 2016 presidential contender, famously declared, “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights.”

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