50 Most Influential Women In Asia.
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Thursday, November 6, 2014
Laura W. Bush
elected to serve in West Virginia state.
Elaine Lan Chao
As New Hampshire’s first female attorney general, Ayotte, 45, is comfortable in the rough-and-tumble of politics. Among the political glitterati who flocked to support her 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate: Sen. John McCain, Sarah Palin, and future presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
First Japanese woman prime minister Shinzo Abe
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe urges women to return to workforce amid child care crisis
By North Asia correspondent Matthew Carney, Updated Fri 30 May 2014, 8:01am AEST
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe Wants to shore up Japan's status as the world's third biggest economy by placing more women in the workforce, but they cannot get child care.
And when they do have a job, women have to battle Japan's male corporate culture...
Not an easy job for her..
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Dian Fossey was born on this day in 1932.
Dian Fossey is best known for researching the endangered gorillas of the Rwandan mountain forest from the 1960s to the '80s, and for her mysterious murder.
Dian Fossey was born on January 16, 1932, in San Francisco, California. While working as an occupational therapist, Fossey became interested in primates during a trip to Africa in 1963. She studied the endangered gorillas of the Rwandan mountain forest for two decades before her unsolved murder occurred in 1985, at Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Fossey told her story in the book Gorillas in the Mist (1983)
"It was their individuality combined with the shyness of their behavior that remained the most captivating impression of this first encounter with the greatest of the great apes."
– Dian Fossey
"The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people."
– Dian Fossey
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
13 Women on Forbes: 72 World's Most Powerful People 2013:
President, Indian National Congress
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