A World of Contributions

In the United States, each March we celebrate women’s current and historic contributions to various disciplines and professions. (See here.) This year, there may be cause for international commendations.

For financial solutions that help Greece overcome its current credit woes and bring stability to the EuroZone, Christine Lagarde, French Finance Minister (see here and here) , and Angela Merkel, German Chancellor (see here).  For a description of concerns regarding Greece’s default see here, herehere, and here).

For service in the wake of an unimaginable tragedy, Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile see here.

For unparalleled athletic talents, Japanese figure skater Mao Asada and South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na (see here ).

For courage in the face of personal tragedy, Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette (see here).

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3 Responses

  1. Jeff Lipshaw says:

    How about this.

  2. I recommend celebrating the wonderful contributions to the legal profession and international law scholarship of all the women associated with IntLawGrrls (including their guest bloggers): http://intlawgrrls.blogspot.com/index.html

  3. I was going to suggest a lifetime achievement commendation for Maggie Thatcher but it doesn’t appear Britain’s current and future leadership will allow her work to even last her lifetime…