"I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward", she said.
"Make America Great Again" was looking backwards.
Clinton's defeat in 2016 came down to about 80,000 votes between three states: Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said that US President Donald Trump has a bromance going on with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"No, we didn't deserve that", Clinton said.
Towards the end of the event, Clinton was asked whether she will run for president again. "I win, you know, IL and Minnesota - places like that".
"If you watch reality TV, you know it means that the person who is the most outrageous, the person who says the politically incorrect things, the person who's insulting and attacking drives big ratings, and I think part of what happened in the election is nearly an attraction that many people had to the role that was being played by him as the candidate for president", said Clinton.
"He does have a pre-existing attitude of favorability toward these dictators, but I think it's more than that with Putin and Russian Federation", she said.
Clinton comforted the audience by telling them that Trump could not irrevocably damage the United States.
As for Trump's conduct on the worldwide stage, Clinton pointed to the President's "affinity for dictators", including Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Second, she pointed to "a reaction to advancing opportunities and rights for other groups", citing advancements for African-Americans, the LGBT community and women - and said the third area was "the reaction against immigrants". She finished by saying: "I'll be right there with you every step of the way".
"I'm fighting for a fairer, big-hearted, inclusive America", Clinton said at the time.