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Campbell, Avril Phaedra (Kim)

Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Politician


1947 - Campbell was born in Port Alberni on the 10th of March.

         - She earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of British Columbia (where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority), then studied towards (an ultimately uncompleted Doctor of Philosophy) doctorate in Soviet Government at the London School of Economics.

1983 - She earned an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia.

1984-1986 - She was called to the British Columbia Bar and practiced law in Vancouver.

         - She was a Canadian Progressive Conservative politician

1990- She was a Canadian attorney general and justice minister.

1993 - She was the leader of Progressive Conservative Party.

         - She was prime minister of Canada (1st female prime minister).

1999 - She chaired the Council of Women World Leaders, a network of women who hold or have held the office of president or prime minister.

2003 - She served as President of the International Women's Forum, a global organization of women of preeminent achievement whose headquarters is in Washington, D.C.

2004 - Campbell assumed the role of Secretary General of the organization.


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