Guide to Women in Leadership
The Republic of Latvia/Republika Latvijas (Female Suffrage 1918) Independent 1918-44 and 4.5.90
1999-2007 President Vaira
She grew up in exile in Canada and was Professor of Linguistics in Montreal before returning to Latvia in 1998. (b. 1937-)
1993-96 Deputy Head of State,
of the Saeima Ilga Kreituse
Presidential Candidate in 1996 and Minister of European Affairs 1997.
2002-06 Deputy Head of State,
Speaker of the Saeima Ingrīda
From 1998 Co-Chairperson and 1998-99 Vice-Chairperson of the Saeima Faction of the New Party and in 1999 Minister of Economics and Presidential Candidate. Designated European Commissioner in 2004. (b. 1958-).
2010-14 Deputy Head of State, Speaker of the Saeima Solvita Aboltina
Former Minister, Deputy Speaker and Leader of the New Area Party.
2014- Deputy Head of State, Speaker of the Saeima Ināra Mūrniece
MP for the National Alliance of All for Latvia! and For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK from 2011. (b. 1970-).
Last update 11.11.14