Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor
Vice President of Liberia and President of the Senate of Liberia. Chairperson, Senate’s Health and Social Welfare Committee on Gender, Women and Children.
Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf
Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat) of Indonesia, President of Geneva Council for International Affairs and Development (GCIAD)
Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir
Chair of the WPL Executive Board. Minister of Interior of Iceland (2013-2014), Member of Parliament (2013-2016), and Mayor of Reykjavík (2008-2010).
Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-2008). Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (2009-2017).
Chair, Nobel Women’s Initiative and 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
José Manuel Barroso
Chairman, Goldman Sachs International. President of the European Commission (2004-2014). Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004).
Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank
Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders. Commissioner of the City of Seattle Women’s Commission.
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca
President of Malta (2014-2019)
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. President of Chile (2006-2010 and 2014-2018).
Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) (2005-2013). European Commissioner for Trade (1999-2004). Honorary President of the “Paris & Berlin-based Think tank Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute”. Chief of Cabinet to the President of the European Commission (1984-1994).
Head of the Ibero-American Secretariat. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (2010-2014), Vice President of Costa Rica (1994-1998).
President of Ecuador (1997)
Founder of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL). Vice-President of the European Parliament (2004-2014).