Category: Female Leaders
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 »

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island

President of the Marshall Islands

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island (since Jan 28, 2016) Hilda Cathy Heine (born April 6, 1951) is a Marshallese educator and politician, currently serving as the eighth President of the Marshall Islands, the first woman to hold the office. Prior to assuming office, she served as the Minister of Education. She was the...Read More »

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan

President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan (elected on Jan 16, 2016. Takes office on May 20, 2016) 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 president, and the first to...Read More »