Women Presidents around the world
The sphere of interests of women has long ceased to be limited to the home and family. Women in different countries safely accept responsibility and become the head of the whole states. Femininity in them combined with a tenacity in achieving, subtle humor - with a serious attitude to life, femininity and charm - with a sober practicality. Real women, who hold the presidency, deserve special respect.
Kersti Kaljulaid, Estonia
Kersti Kaljulaid took the presidency in 2016. She graduated from the Faculty of Biology of the University of Tartu, then there holds a Master of Business Administration, has worked in the banking sector and was advisor to the Prime Minister on the economy, led power, engaged in auditing. All her life she is learning, is not afraid of new and dreams of Estonia to become one of the richest and most prosperous countries in the world.
Halima Jacob, Singapore
She studied law at the National University of Singapore, where she received her first bachelor's degree and then a master's law. She began her career in the Congress of Trade Unions, and then became a member of Parliament, who later headed to become the first woman speaker in the history of their country. In September 2017 he became the President of Singapore. Halima Jacob not only successful politician, but also a mother of five children.
Salome Zourabichvili, Georgia
In December 2018 Salome Zurabishvili became the first ever female president of Georgia. She first studied political science at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences and later at Columbia University. He ranked fairly high positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France, then served as the General Secretariat of National Defense of France, and later became ambassador to Georgia, then headed by the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2010, he retired from politics, and in 2018 won the presidential elections in Georgia, as a nonpartisan candidate.
Zuzana Chaputova Slovakia
In the summer of 2019, she took office as President of Slovakia, in the same way as its counterpart from Georgia, becoming the first female president in the country. Zuzana Chaputova a lawyer by training, has long worked in the civil associations and government bodies. Has always taken an active civil position, he is the winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize. She became the new face on the political scene in Slovakia, and the citizens of this country sincerely believe that under the leadership of Zuzana Chaputovoy Slovakia will become a prosperous country.
Sahl Work Zewde, Ethiopia
For many years, Sahl Work Zewde engaged in diplomatic activity, was ambassador of Ethiopia in several countries, has actively cooperated with the UN, was the special representative of the organization, led by its Department of the African Union, the United Nations has been CEO in Nairobi. And in 2018 she became the first woman to hold the post of the president of Ethiopia.
Paul-Mae Weeks, Trinidad and Tobago
It is not only became the first woman president of the country, but also was elected to this position, being the only candidate on election day. Paul-Mae Weeks lifelong practice law, took the post of judge in the appellate court of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, Malta
She became the first woman to lead Malta, however, became the first representative of the fairer sex, who led the party and joining the office of the president, was the youngest head of Malta's history. At the time of the inauguration of Marie-Louise is 55 years old.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Croatia
She was raised in a small village not far from Rijeka, and in the age of 17 was able to win a grant which she studied in the United States. Later received a master's degree in international relations at the University of Zagreb, but to improve their knowledge in several American universities. Served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Croatia, he served as foreign minister, was his country's ambassador to the United States. In early 2015 he won the presidential election.