Category: Female Leaders
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 »

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia

President of Croatia

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia (since Feb 19, 2015) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (pronounced [kȏlǐndǎ gr̩abâr̩ kitǎːr̩oʋit͡ɕ]; born 29 April 1968) is a Croatian politician serving as President of Croatia since February 2015. From 2011 to 2014 she served as Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO under secretaries Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Jens Stoltenberg. She...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 »

Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor-General of Saint Lucia

Governor-General of Saint Lucia

Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor-General of  Saint Lucia Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy was born in the southern village of Laborie and attended the Laborie Girls’ Primary and Mixed Infants School, from which she proceeded on a Javouhey Scholarship to St Joseph’s Convent in January 1960. On completion of her secondary education, she...Read More »

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Former President of Philippines

Former Presidents of Philippines

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Former President of Philippines The President of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, holds many records. Elected as Senator during her first try in politics in 1992, she was re-elected Senator in 1995 with nearly 16 million votes, the highest number of votes in Philippine history at that time. She was elected Vice President...Read More »

Beatrix, Queen of Netherlands

Queen of Netherlands

Beatrix, Queen of Netherlands Note: On April 30, 3013 Queen Beatrix signs the instrument of abdication and Crown Prince Willem-Alexander becomes king. Beatrix was born on january 31 1938 as the first child of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernard. She has 3 younger sister: Margriet, Irene and Christina. She married Claus von Amsberg in...Read More »

Dalia Grybauskaite, President of Lithuania

President of Lithuania

Dalia Grybauskaite, President of Lithuania Born in Vilnius on March 1 1956, Dalia Grybauskaite attended the Secondary School of Salomeja Neris. At the age of 19 (in 1975-1976), she worked as an inspector at the personnel division of the National Philharmonic Society. In 1976, she entered the Zhdanov University in the then Leningrad (now...Read More »