Clinton, who didn't comment specifically on Trump's first months in office, did say she has been inspired by recent women marches being demonstrated across the country.
Clinton, quoting her role model Eleanor Roosevelt, also seemed to offer up some advice to women - and herself - about how to cope with the current political climate. She basically walked like a beacon for women today. Just think of the march", Clinton said, referring to the Women's March on Washington one day after Trump was inaugurated, "and the hard-hitting news on the pages of Teen Vogue right across from makeup tips.
'Keep fighting, and keep the faith, and I'll be right there with you, every step of the way, ' the former senator, first lady and secretary of state said. On this trip, she said, she was reminded of this Mrs. Roosevelt quote: "You gain strength courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face". Resist. Run for office. Her public schedule is sending a signal, perhaps, that she plans to remain involved in the issues she holds dear, reports CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford. "What would the experiment reveal about male and female communication styles, and the differing standards by which we unconsciously judge them?"
"I'm going to go to the hair salon and be like give me the Hillary Clinton blonde plz", tweeted one user.
'Never lose your optimism, your persistence and your resistance, ' she told women in the audience, according to Politico. High-testosterone men do not smile much, and overall use less facial expression, she said, so, telling a woman to smile might be pushing her back into a traditional stereotype. "And in those moments, I've been thankful for own village, my community of family and friends that have encouraged me".
'If we are serious about building a better, stronger and fairer America, we need to be serious about supporting and nurturing our girls, ' she said at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel event.