Women in Politics
Dame Cécile Ellen Fleurette La Grenade (30 December 1952), GCMG DStJ OBE, is a Grenadian food scientist currently serving as the governor-general of Grenada since 2013.
La Grenade was born in La Borie, St. George’s, Grenada. She attended St. Louis’s RC Girls School and received her Secondary school education at St Joseph’s Convent, St. Georges. She pursued her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of the West Indies …
Gretchen Esther Whitmer (August 23, 1971) is an American attorney, educator, and politician serving as the 49th governor of Michigan since 2019.
Whitmer hails from Lansing, Michigan. She graduated from Forest Hills Central High School and earned a BA degree in communications from Michigan State University
Paula-Mae Weekes (December 23, 1958) is a judge who is the 6th President of Trinidad and Tobago. Weekes is the only incumbent female President in the Americas since November 8, 2020, and is the first female President and the second female head of State in Trinidad and Tobago.
Janet Trafton Mills (December 30, 1947) is an American politician, lawyer, serving as the 75th governor of Maine since January 2019. Mills is the first woman governor in Maine’s history who earned more votes than any governor in the state. She is also the first governor since 1966 to win a majority of votes for her first term.