August 2019

Politics Woman of the week

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of Namibia

August 28, 2019

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is the fourth prime minister of Namibia, the first woman to serve in this position.  She first came into the political scene at the young age of…

Healthcare Woman of the week

Emma Walmsley, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline

August 21, 2019

Emma Walmsley is the Chief Executive Officer of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a leading global pharmaceutical company. She attained this position in April 2017, making her the first and only woman…

Politics United Nations Woman of the week

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director, UN Women

August 14, 2019

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the Executive Director of UN Women. She has formerly served as Deputy President of South Africa from 2005 to 2008 where she managed programmes targeted at…

Politics Woman of the week

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s First Female President, Former President of Liberia

August 7, 2019

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the former President of Liberia (2006-2018), and first female African head of state.
She is the recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize alongside two women’s…