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Zuzana Caputova

I celebrate a phenomenal woman today. A woman who has inspired so many. Zuzana Caputova is the president of Slovakia and the first woman to hold the office.

Zuzana Caputova is a politician, lawyer and activist who has been President of Slovakia since 15 June 2019. Zuzana is the first woman to hold the presidency, as well as the youngest president in the history of Slovakia, at the age of 45. She first became known by prevailing in a decade-long struggle against the situating of a toxic landfill in her hometown of Pezinok. For this, Zuzana was awarded the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize.

Born 21 June, 1973 in Bratislava. She grew up in the nearby town of Pezinok. She studied at the Comenius University Faculty of Law in Bratislava graduating in 1996. After concluding her education, Zuzana worked in the local government of Pezinok, first as an assistant in the legal department, and later as a deputy to the town mayor. She later moved in to the non-proft sector at the Open Society Foundations, where she handled public administration and the issue of abused and exploited children. Zuzana has run her own law firm and authored and co-authored several publications. She is a fellow of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW), a network of environmental lawyers and jurists.

She is truly a source of inspiration and a phenomenal woman!

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Have a lovely weekend guys.

By nikkyosblog

My name is Adenike Omotosho. I have an unflinching vigour to inspire other women. I do this by celebrating the lives of phenomenal women around the world.
I believe as a woman I am fearfully and wonderfully made by God. I want every woman out there to equally realise they are special and wonderful.
I also believe in sharing knowledge to impact my readers cut across gender. Therefore, men would benefit from the other sections on the blog and they could even get motivated by the profiles of the phenomenal women.
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