2012.06.07 - FCC club lunch with Carol T. CHRIST
President, Smith College
Topic: The World’s sudden surge of women political leaders
From Germany’s Angela MERKEL to Hillary CLINTON of the U.S, and Christine LAGARDE of the IMF, women are taking a larger portion of global leadership roles. What has changed, and how could this affect global governance and diplomacy?
Carol T. CHRIST is the 10th president of Smith College, among the largest and most prestigious women’s colleges in the United States. A scholar of English literature and former executive vice-chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, CHRIST received her doctorate from Yale University and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has spoken widely on women’s issues and the career choices faced by women across the globe.
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