Archive for September, 2022

Women and Adversity: Sahle-Work Zewde

September 22, 2022

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women    Sahle-Work Zewde President of Ethiopia I’ve never been to Ethiopia, a landlocked country in the eastern part of Africa, which became a democratic r ...

Women and Adversity: Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of Denmark

September 8, 2022

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women    Mette Frederiksen Prime Minister of Denmark I don’t know of any American woman who dedicated her life from childhood to a career in politics as M ...

Women and Adversity: Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, President of Barbados

August 25, 2022

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women    Dame Sandra Prunella Mason President of Barbados I have been to Barbados and remember passing the stark white State House where the president of the ...

Women and Adversity: Matilda Joselyn Gage, Suffragist

August 11, 2022

Women and Adversity: Matilda Joslyn Gage Suffragist I was a guest blogger on The Lazy Historian, a blog by historical fiction writer Jillianne Hamilton. ( Jill is a his ...

Women and Adversity: Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

July 28, 2022

  Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Fiamē Naomi Mata'afa Prime Minister of Samoa I don’t know anyone who’s been to Samoa, called the “Cradle of Polynesia.” It’s an islan ...

Women and Adversity: UND and UND, What comes to mind?

July 14, 2022

I’m diverting from my “Women in Politics” theme for this post. It has to do with the annual conference of National Federation of Press Women I attended in Fargo, North Dakota at the end of ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women, Halimah Yacob, President of Singapore

June 23, 2022

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Halimah Yacob President of Singapore Restricting qualifications so only ONE person can qualify? That’s what happened in the Republic of Singapore’s ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women, Robinah Nabbanja, First Woman Prime Minister

June 9, 2022

Talk about wading into unknown waters! Except for Idi Amin, I don’t know anything about Uganda. Its governing bodies and education system are different from the U.S. and can be difficult to ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women: Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland

May 26, 2022

Aside from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompting Finland, a country of 5.5 million, to apply for membership in NATO, which has gained headlines around the world, Sanna Marin also has gained ...

Women and Adversity: Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand  

May 12, 2022

  It’s fascinating to learn about the women who are the leader of their nation. Currently, there are more than two dozen worldwide, and Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, is ...


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