Women in Politics

Jeanine Áñez

Jeanine Áñez

Jeanine Áñez Chávez (13 June 1967) is a Bolivian politician and lawyer who was the 66th President of Bolivia from 2019 to 2020. She was previously a senator from the northeastern department of Beni from 2010 to 2019 and was Bolivia’s second female president.

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Regina Romero

Regina Romero is an American politician who is the mayor of Tucson, Arizona, since 2019. A member of the Democratic party, she is a member of the Tucson City Council from Ward 1 since 2007.

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Kate Gallego

Carolyn Goodman (March 25, 1939) is an American politician who is the second female mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, since 2011. She is married to former mayor and attorney Oscar Goodman and the founder, president, and trustee emeritus of The Meadows School.

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Vi Lyles

Viola Alexander Lyles (28 September 1952) is an American politician and a Democrat currently serving as the 59th mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2017. Being America’s 16th largest city with over 900000 residents, Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities grown by double-digits each decade from 1960 through today.

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Simonetta Sommaruga

Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga (14 May 1960) is a Swiss politician who was a Member of the Swiss Federal Council since 2010. A member of the Social Democratic Party, she served as the President of the Swiss Confederation in 2015 and 2020.

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Muriel Bowser

Muriel Elizabeth Bowser (August 2, 1972) is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party, serving as the eighth mayor of the District of Columbia since 2015. She is the second female Mayor of the District of Columbia after Sharon Pratt and the first woman to be re-elected to that position.

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Lori Elaine Lightfoot

Lori Elaine Lightfoot is an American politician, advocate, and reform expert currently serving as the 56th mayor of Chicago, Illinois. Lori was born on 4 August 1962 in Massilon, Ohio, as the youngest of four children.

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London Breed

London Nicole Breed (August 11, 1974) is an American politician currently the 45th mayor of San Francisco. She is the first African-American woman Mayor in the City’s history. Breed formerly served as supervisor for District 5 and was president of the Board of Supervisors from 2015 to 2018.

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Libby Schaaf

Elizabeth Beckman “Libby” Schaaf (November 12, 1965) is an American politician and Democratic Party member who is the mayor of Oakland, California, since 2015. Before starting her political career, Libby was an attorney at the law firm of Reed Smith LLP.

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LaToya Cantrell

LaToya Cantrell (April 3, 1972) is an American politician serving as the 62nd mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana. A member of the Democratic party, Cantrell is the first woman to hold the post since May 7, 2018. Cantrell was born and raised in Los Angeles.

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Kersti Kaljulaid

Kersti Kaljulaid (30 December 1969) is an Estonian politician elected the President of the Republic of Estonia. She was sworn in on 10 October 2016 for a term of 5 years. Before the presidential elections, Kersti served from 2004 to 2016 as a Member of the European Court of Auditors.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms

Keisha Lance Bottoms (January 18, 1970) is an American politician and lawyer currently serving as the 60th mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. Bottoms is a member of the Democratic Party, Jack and Jill of America, and the State Bar of Georgia.

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Kay Ivy Ellen

Born on October 15, 1944, Kay Ellen Ivey is an American politician currently serving as the 54th governor of Alabama since 2017. She is a member of the Republican Party and served as the 38th Alabama state treasurer from 2003 to 2011.

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Jean Stothert

Jean Stothert (February 7, 1954) is an American politician, a former nurse, and a member of the Republican party who is currently serving as the 51st mayor of Omaha, Nebraska. Jean is in her third term as Mayor of Omaha.

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Jenny Durkan

Jenny Anne Durkan (May 19, 1958) is an American attorney and politician serving as the 56th mayor of Seattle, Washington. She is the first woman to be leading the city in nearly a century. She is the daughter of Martin Durkan, a member of the Democratic Party, who was one of the most powerful politicians in Washington state.

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Kate Gallego

Katherine Sarah Gallego (October 21, 1981) is the 62nd mayor of Phoenix, Arizona. She is America’s youngest big-city Mayor and the second elected female Mayor in Phoenix history.

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Jane Castor

Jane Castor (December 7, 1960) is an American politician serving as the 59th mayor of Tampa, Florida. A former member of the Republican Party, she was the first and openly gay woman to become the Chief of Police of the Tampa Police Department from 2009 to 2015.

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Erna-Solberg

Erna Solberg

Erna Solberg (24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician serving as Prime Minister of Norway since 2013. She is a leader of the Conservative Party since 2004 and has represented the County of Hordaland at the Storting since 1989.

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Carolyn-Goodman

Carolyn Goodman

Carolyn Goodman (March 25, 1939) is an American politician who is the second female mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, since 2011. She is married to former mayor and attorney Oscar Goodman and the founder, president, and trustee emeritus of The Meadows School.

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Betsy Price

Barbara Elizabeth Cornelius Price (October 21, 1949) is an American businesswoman and politician who served as the Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas, from 2011 to 2021.

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Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (17 July 1954) is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. A member of the Christian Democratic Union and Leader of the Opposition (2002-2005), Merkel is the first female Chancellor of Germany.

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Ana Brnabić

Ana Brnabić (28 September 1975) is a Serbian politician serving as the prime minister of Serbia since 2017. She was re-elected for the second time in October 2020 and is the first woman and first openly gay person to hold office.

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Why Women Make Better Global Leaders

More and more women are rising the ranks to lead countries and global organizations globally. In fact, as per a Pew Research Center study, since 2005, the amount of world leaders who are women has more than doubled.
However, still, a lot of work needs to be accomplished. In the U.S., women hold smaller than 5 percent of the C-suite

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