Who is knitting Europe together? 3 smart women

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

July 28, 2020

Who is knitting Europe together? 3 smart women


By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox,

Three smart women leaders in their 60’s are leading Europe to a greener, more democratic future. It took 90 hours of negotiations to corral 27 leaders of member states, a couple of populist strongmen and a few frugal recalcitrants into putting their collective money where their mouths were to help Europe emerge whole from the Covid crisis. These remarkable women have worked together a long, long time and have finely honed their diplomatic talents over decades of leadership. Angela Merkel is Germany’s Chancellor, Ursula von der Leyen is President of the European Commission, and Christine Lagarde heads the European Central Bank. Together, they pack a powerful punch.

Click here to read the full article published by Forbes on 22 July 2020.

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