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                                           Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:07 AM                                                         Posted by kl2u

queen noor of jordan
                                        Janet Jagan is the first American-born to win a presidential election in the world. American-born Janet Jagan, the
                                        widow of president Cheddi Jagan, put Guyana back on the world map when she, a former ambassador to the
                                        United Nations, became the third South American female to be elected president.




                                        queen noor of jordan
                                           Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:07 AM                                                         Posted by kl2u


                                                                                                    United States History - Woman & Power
                                                                                                    By Alejandro Guevara Onofre Alejandro Guevara Onofre
                                                                                                    Level: Platinum He is a freelance writer. Alejandro is of
                                                                                                    Italian, African and Peruvian ancestry. He’s studied
                                                                                                    political science and journalism. “I have a passion for
                                                                                                    Third ...


                                                                                                    History


                                                                                                    1933 Washington, DC. Under Franklin D. Roosevelt,
                                                                                                    Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a
                                                                                                    cabinet post U.S. ( Secretary of Labor ).


                                        1956 Monaco & USA.Grace Patricia Kelly, a former actress from Philadelphia ( PA ), became Princess of Monaco,
                                        a tiny nation in Europe. In the latter half of the Twentieth century, she supported many projects on tourism and
                                        culture-sports events, cultural festivals in Montecarlo. In addition, she had carried out major diplomatic missions
                                        on behalf of her country in the 70s. Thanks to her, Monaco now is one of Europe's most popular destinations.
                                        Certainly she change the face of Monaco. However, she was an opponent of feminist goals. "Women's natural
                                        role is to be a pillar of the family...Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery", she said during an
                                        interview with Eleanor Perry. In the early 1950s America's Grace Kelly won an Oscar award for her role in "The
                                        Country Girl". "In the role of the wife who has tasted the last dregs of undiluted bitterness and humiliation, Grace
                                        Kelly is almost haggard in spite of her prettiness", said Otis Guernsey, a journalist from the New York Herald
                                        Tribune.


                                        1977 -1981 Under Carter's Administration, there were three female leaders: Juanita M. Kreps ( Secretary of
                                        Commerce, 1977-1979 ), Patricia Roberts Harris ( Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1979-1981 ) and
                                        Shirley Hufstedler ( Secretary of Education, 1979-1981 ).


                                        1978 Amman, Jordan. Elizabeth Halaby, an American-born Jordan of half-Arab ancestry, was named Queen of the
                                        Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Queen Noor - as she is generally called-was the fourth wife of King Hussein of
                                        Jordan. In the 1980s and 90s, she gained international recognition when she became an activist on behalf of Arab
                                        women. Like Jihan Sadat (ex First Lady of Egypt), she was one of Arab's most influential women. In addition, she
                                        was the first woman to promote education in the Arab nation- she backed education reforms. During the Persian
                                        Gulf War, she played a key role in the relations between Arabs and non-Muslims.


                                        1981 Washington, DC. Sandra Day O'Connor was an Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court.


                                        1987 Washington, DC. Ann D. McLaughlin obtained a post in the Government of President Ronald Reagan.


                                        1989 Washington, DC. President George H.W. Bush appointed Elizabeth Hanford Dole Secretary of Labor.
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