Nicole Kurokawa Neily Janet Jagan Linda Chavez
Francesca  Chambers Patrice Onwuka Karin  Agness
Eleanor Ellen Tauscher Former Rep. Mary  Bono (R-CA)
Heather  White Ashe Schow Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Darlene Kennedy LeeAnne Walters Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton
Atima Omara Sabrina Schaeffer Shelby Knox
Sen. Barbara  Boxer (D-CA) Cokie  Roberts Julie Gunlock
Joy-Anne Reid Jenifer Rajkumar Jill Filipovic

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Janet Jagan

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Janet Jagan was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1920. In 1942, Jagan moved to Guayana with her husband, Cheddi Jagan. While in Guayana Jagan took part in labor activism, and created the Women's Political and Economic Organization. In 1997 Jagan was elected President of Guayana, making her Guayana's first female president, as well as Guayana's first U.S. born or Jewish President. When elected, Jagan became the 3rd female President in the Western Hemisphere. 

 

For more on President Jagan: http://jagan.org/Biography/JJ%20Bio/jj_biography.html

To watch President Jagan on To The Contrary: http://www.pbs.org/to-the-contrary/watch/4221/women-world-leaders_interviews-with-women-in-power



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