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Bill Clinton leads Global Initiative conference in St. Louis

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  • Chelsea Clinton speaks during a Clinton Global Initiative plenary session on empowering women at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.

      Chelsea Clinton speaks during a Clinton Global Initiative plenary session on empowering women at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.
    Associated Press

  • Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, right, explains his work with Square during the opening session of the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, April 5. Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba listens at center.

      Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, right, explains his work with Square during the opening session of the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, April 5. Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba listens at center.
    Associated Press

  • Chelsea Clinton, left, and Shabana Basij-Rasikh, managing director for the School of Leadership in Afghanistan in take part in a discussion on empowering women during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.

      Chelsea Clinton, left, and Shabana Basij-Rasikh, managing director for the School of Leadership in Afghanistan in take part in a discussion on empowering women during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.
    Associated Press

  • Actor Matthew Perry speaks during a session on prescription drug abuse during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.

      Actor Matthew Perry speaks during a session on prescription drug abuse during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University Saturday, April 6, in St. Louis. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.
    Associated Press

 
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ST. LOUIS -- Former President Bill Clinton and a panel of successful entrepreneurs are telling college students gathered in St. Louis to dream big, have a social conscience and commit to their goals.

The former president brought his Clinton Global Initiative to Washington University on Friday. More than 1,000 university students from 75 countries and all 50 states are gathered for a weekend of sessions seeking practical and innovative solutions to the world's problems.

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Friday's inaugural session, led by Clinton, was a discussion on helping young entrepreneurs and innovators get started. Clinton was joined by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Moving Windmills founder William Kamkwamba, Women for Women International founder Zainab Salbi and clothing designer Kenneth Cole.

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