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18 women world leaders

Posted by: Emily McManus

Just shown onstage: this wonderful slide of the 18 female elected heads of state:

President Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina
Prime Minister Mari Johanna Kiviniemi, Finland
President Borjana Krišto, Bosnia and Herzegovina
President Doris Leuthard, Switzerland
President Pratibha Patil, India
Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Australia
President Mary McAleese, Ireland
Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany
President Laura Chinchilla, Costa Rica
Prime Minister Iveta Radičová, Slovakia
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Trinidad and Tobago
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Lithuania
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh
Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Iceland
Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor, Croatia
President Roza Otunbayeva, Kyrgyzstan
President Tarja Halonen, Finland
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia