Archive for October, 2023

Women and Adversity: Narges Mohammadi, 2023 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

October 26, 2023

Subscribe to my blog via email at the bottom of www.jamathews.com/blog Women and Adversity: Narges Mohammadi 2023 Nobel Peace Prize Winner The suppression of women in Iran goes beyond what any ...

Women and Adversity: Zuzana Čaputová First Woman President of Slovakia

August 24, 2023

 Women and Adversity: Zuzana Čaputová First Woman President of Slovakia  Zuzana Čaputová (Zoo Zan⸍nah Cop⸍ oo toe vah) has been called the Erin Brockovich of Slovakia because of her det ...

Women and Adversity: Ana Brnabic Prime Minister of Serbia

August 10, 2023

Women and Adversity: Ana Brnabić Prime Minister of Serbia We get into complicated territory when we talk of the Balkan Penisula, a region in southeastern Europe. Eleven countries comprise the Ba ...

Women and Adversity: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila Prime Minister of Namibia

July 27, 2023

  Women and Adversity: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila Prime Minister of Namibia  It’s possible most Americans haven’t heard of  Namibia, officially Republic of Namibia. It is a country ...

Women and Adversity: Maia Sandu, President of Moldova

July 13, 2023

Women and Adversity: Maia Sandu President of Moldova Maia Sandu (pronounced My⸍a San⸍du) faces more adversity than the average American realizes. In an interview in February 2023, Sandu said ...

Women and Adversity: Ingrida Šimonytė, Prime Minister of Lithuania

June 22, 2023

Women and Adversity: Ingrida Šimonytė Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė (pronounced In gre⸍ dah See mow knee⸍ tah) has a long history of service to her country, and she is an e ...

Women and Adversity: Anya Williams Interim Governor of Turks and Caicos

June 8, 2023

My husband and I recently returned from a Caribbean cruise where one of the ports was Grand Turk Island, a place we had never visited. The guide on our around-the-island tour mentioned several ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Erna Solberg Former Prime Minister of Norway

December 22, 2022

Women and Adversity 21st Century Women Erna Solberg Former Prime Minister of Norway With Christmas a few days away, I wanted to feature the female political leader who lives in the country close ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda Prime Minister of Gabon

November 24, 2022

Women and Adversity 21st Century Women Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda Prime Minister of Gabon Despite being in the Computer Age, it is challenging to obtain information about world leaders who ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Xiomara Castro President of Honduras

November 10, 2022

  Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Xiomara Castro President of Honduras Xiomara (pronounced See⸍ o mar ah) Castro was elected president of Honduras on November 28, 2021, the fir ...

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