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The Journey of Mumbai’s Most Tenacious Mayor: Kishori Pednekar

The Journey of Mumbai’s Most Tenacious Mayor: Kishori Pednekar

FROM the mills of Worli, struggling to survive, being a nurse and now the mayor, Kishori Pednekar is one of most tenacious women out there. She takes chances and risks when trying to achieve her goals, ensuring the safety of her people. Born in a mill worker at Worli...

Governor Mieko Yoshimura: Children, Job Creation, and Agriculture

Governor Mieko Yoshimura: Children, Job Creation, and Agriculture

Governor Mieko Yoshimura is the leader of Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. Initially elected as governor on 25 January 2009, Governor Mieko is currently on her third term as Yamagata governor. She made history as Yamagata’s first female governor and the sixth in Japan...

Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro: Act Fast, Learn from Experience

Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro: Act Fast, Learn from Experience

MAYOR Krisel Lagman-Luistro is the female leader of the City of Tabaco in the province of Albay in the Philippines. The city is surrounded by volcanoes and waterfalls – home to the Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines and, thus, it is used to...