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This seminar will be co-sponsored by the Center for Public Leadership, The Women and Public Policy Program, Institute of Politics, and the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics & Public Policy. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to email@example.com From the age of 16, when she became the first female student body president of her high school, until 30 years later as Prime Minister of Canada, Kim Campbell has spent much of her life breaking barriers for women. She was Canada’s 19th and First Female Prime Minister. Prior to being prime minister, she held office in all three levels of government, and served in several cabinet positions such as Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development. She was the first female Minister of Justice and Attorney General in Canada as well as the first female Minister of National Defence for not only Canada, but any NATO country, and was also Minister of Veterans’ Affairs. After her tenure as Prime Minister, Campbell was a Fellow at the Institute of Politics the Spring 1994 and then at the Joan Shorenstein Center 1994-1995. In 1996, she left Cambridge for LA to serve as the Canadian Consul General there until 2000. Then returned to Harvard, specifically the CPL, where she taught courses in Gender and Power, as well as Democratic Transition and Consolidation until 2004. Today Kim Campbell spends most of her time in the US and Europe engaged in issues of governance and leadership. In addition to speaking engagements all over the world, she does consulting work for businesses and NGO’s, and is also involved in high level organizations that focus on global issues such as climate change, democracy promotion, the advancement of women, non-proliferation and radicalization.