At the conference, Trump spoke about women's rights; she was booed by the audience when she praised her father as an advocate for women.
In response to a recent announcement by President Trump that she will lead the U. delegation to India this fall, supporting women’s entrepreneurship globally, an Indian diplomat was quoted as stating: "We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes.
She assumed this official, unpaid position after ethics concerns were raised about her access to material while not being held to the same restrictions as a federal employee. She has a half-sister, Tiffany Trump, from her father's second wife, Marla Maples, and a half-brother, Barron Trump, from her father's third wife, Melania Trump.
Her parents divorced in 1991, when she was ten years old. She attended the Chapin School in Manhattan until she was 15, when she transferred to Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, where she characterized its "boarding-school life" as being like a "prison", while her "friends in New York were having fun".
Trump was a featured guest-judge on Project Runway Season 3.
She was also at a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, event in April 2007 called the Creating Wealth Summit in which she spoke for about 30 minutes about making money and her latest projects.
In 1997, Trump co-hosted the Miss Teen USA Pageant, which was partially owned by her father, Donald Trump, from 1996 to 2005.
On October 2, 2015, retail website reported that "Ivanka Trump's flagship store on Mercer Street appear[s] to be closed" and, noting that the shop had been "stripped clean", said that it is unclear exactly when the shop stopped doing business.The video, which was lavishly praised by Chinese state media, played over 2.2 million times on China's popular news portal", Tencent QQ.