Too brown. Too female. Too conservative.
For decades, Nikki Haley heard all the reasons why the daughter of Sikh immigrants raised in Bamberg, South Carolina (population 3,240), could not.
She did anyway, ousting the longest-serving legislator in the South Carolina Statehouse to serve in the state’s House of Representatives, becoming the first female governor of South Carolina and the youngest governor in the country, facing down half the world as US Ambassador to United Nations and writing a book that became a New York Timesbestseller.
In her new volume, If You Want Something Done, Haley gets personal about how she managed to channel the belittlement and derision into a place on the Most Admired Women list and the inspirational women who kept her at peak determination.
She joins us to talk about her extraordinary journey, her dogged defense of Israel at the UN and the women she most admires, from Prime Ministers Golda Meir and Margaret Thatcher to Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy advisor and UN Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick to human rights activist Cindy Warmbier.
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