Nancy Pelosi speaks at Bronx women's history event

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Nancy Pelosi was the keynote speaker at a women's history event in the Bronx Monday.

The minority house speaker addressed a packed room at the Bronx Botanical Gardens for the annual March gathering for National Women's History Month.

Pelosi spoke of the courage and confidence it takes to be a woman now so more than ever.

U.S. Congressman Joseph Crowley also spoke at the15th annual event.

Pelosi told the attendants she hopes women can inspire a better world for the future.

"We need many more women to take risks, to step up and to have courage," Pelosi says.

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