1. Be resilient
She attended Wellesley College, graduating in 1969, and earned a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1973.
2. Get ready
After serving as a congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas, marrying Bill Clinton in 1975.
3. Find your drive
She co-founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families in 1977.
4. Be direct
She became the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation in 1978.
5. Don’t take criticism personally
She served on the boards of corporations including Wal-Mart.
In 1997 and 1999, she helped create programs for children’s health insurance, adoption, and foster care.
7. Be true to yourself
She was elected in 2000 as the first female senator from New York, the only first lady ever to have sought elective office.
8. Keep going
Running for president in 2008, she won far more delegates than any previous female candidate.
9. Be kind
Leaving office after Obama’s first term, she authored her fifth book and undertook speaking engagements.
10. Don’t shy away from a challenge
She announced her second run for the Democratic nomination, in the 2016 presidential election.