Hillary Clinton has long been a role model for women in male-dominated fields, but a new study proves that her status as an inspiration is taken quite literally. After conflicting reports from a 2010 study posited that the self-perception of women was detrimentally affected by high-powered ("elite") female figures in…
Women leaders are leading the Balkans through tough times that call for even-minded diplomacy and compromise, crucial leadership qualities that many of the "warrior leaders"/male nationalists who ruled during the war-torn '90s weren't able to provide.
[Brasilia, Brazil, January 1: Brazil's first-ever female president, Dilma Rousseff, receives the presidential sash from outgoing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the Planalto Palace. Image via AP.]
[Tbilisi, July 5. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drinks during a meeting with the Georgian Women Leader Association]
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- A professor at Harvard's…