Category: Female Leaders
Katalin Novák, President of Hungary

President of Hungary

Katalin Novák, President of Hungary (elected on Mar 10, 2022) Katalin Éva Novák (born 6 September 1977) is a Hungarian politician who is the president-elect of Hungary, having been elected in the 2022 presidential election. Upon inauguration, she will become Hungary’s first female president. A member of Fidesz, Novák has additionally served as Member...Read More »

Magdalena Andersson, Prime Minister of Sweden

Prime Minister of Sweden

Magdalena Andersson, Prime Minister of Sweden (since Nov 30, 2021) Eva Magdalena Andersson (born 23 January 1967) is a Swedish politician and economist serving as leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and Prime Minister of Sweden since 2021. Andersson joined the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League in 1983. In 1992, she earned a...Read More »

Xiomara Castro, President of Honduras

President of Honduras

Xiomara Castro, President of Honduras (elected Nov 28, 2021 with 51.1% of the vote) Iris Xiomara Castro Sarmiento (born 30 September 1959) is a Honduran politician who is the 56th president of Honduras, in office since January 2022. She is the country’s first female president, having earlier served as first lady during the presidency...Read More »

Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of Tanzania

President of Tanzania

Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of Tanzania (from Mar 19, 2021) Samia Suluhu Hassan (born 27 January 1960) is a Tanzanian politician who is serving as the sixth and current president of Tanzania. She is a member of the ruling social-democrat Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party. Suluhu is the third female head of government of...Read More »

Maia Sandu, President of Moldova

President of Moldova

Maia Sandu, President of Moldova (Elected on Nov 15, 2020 with 57.7%) Maia Sandu (born 24 May 1972) is a Moldovan politician and the current President of Moldova since 24 December 2020. She is the former leader of the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS) and former Prime Minister of Moldova from 8 June...Read More »

Vjosa Osmani, Acting President of Kosovo

President of Kosovo

Vjosa Osmani, Acting President of Kosovo (since Nov 5, 2020) Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu (born 17 May 1982)[2] is a Kosovan jurist who is the Chairwoman of the Assembly of Kosovo and acting President of Kosovo. She is a professor at the University of Pristina, RIT Kosovo; she has also taught as a visiting professor at...Read More »

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan

President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan (elected on Jan 16, 2016. Re-elected on Jan 11, 2020 with 57.1% of the vote) Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is the first woman elected to the office. She is also the first president to be of Hakka and Aboriginal descent (1/4 Paiwan from her grandmother), first unmarried...Read More »

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia

President of Slovakia

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia (takes office on Jun 15, 2019) Born 21 June 1973, Zuzana is a Slovak politician, lawyer, and activist who is the president-elect of Slovakia, due to take office on 15 June 2019. Čaputová will be the first woman to hold the presidency, as well as the youngest president in...Read More »

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia

President of Georgia

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia (On Nov 28, 2018 wins 59.5% of the vote) Salome Zurabishvili (born 18 March 1952) is a French-born Georgian politician who is the President-Elect of Georgia, due to take office on 16 December 2018. She will become the first woman to hold the office in a permanent capacity (with Speaker...Read More »

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago

President of Trinidad and Tobago

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago (since Mar 19, 2018) Paula-Mae Weekes (born December 23, 1958) is the 6th and current president of Trinidad and Tobago. She took office on 19 March 2018 and became the first woman to hold the office of President. Weekes attended the University of the West Indies, Cave...Read More »

Chancellor of Germany

Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (Re-elected for the 5th term on Mar 14, 2018) Angela Merkel was sworn in as Chancellor on November 22, 2005. She is the first woman and the first East German to hold this office. Her CV traces her rise from an academic to a political career. Born on 17...Read More »

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal

President of Nepal

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal (elected on Oct 28, 2015) Bidhya Devi Bhandari (Nepali: विद्यादेवी भण्डारी; born 19 June 1961) is the second and current President of Nepal and the first woman to hold the office. She was the vice-chairperson of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and chair of All Nepal Women...Read More »

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

President of Malta

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta (since Apr 4, 2014) Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was elected President of the Republic of Malta on the 4th April 2014. A Parliamentary resolution on 1st April 2014, approved her nomination as the ninth President of Malta. At the age of 55, Coleiro Preca is the youngest serving President...Read More »

Sarah Wescot-Williams, Prime Minister of Sint Maarten (St. Martin)

Prime Minister of Sint Maarten

Sarah Wescot-Williams, Prime Minister of Sint Maarten (St. Martin) Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, resulting in two new constituent countries, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, with the other islands joining the Netherlands as special municipalities. Sarah Wescot-Williams is the leader of the Democratic Party of Sint Maarten and the first Prime Minister...Read More »