Bill Clinton leads conference in St. Louis

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Associated Press

Posted on April 6, 2013 at 12:01 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) — 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.

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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