Tag Archives: women

A Child Refugee Who Became President

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (born 1 December 1937) is a Latvian politician who served as the sixth President of Latvia and the first female President of Latvia. She was elected President of Latvia in 1999 and re-elected for the second term in 2003.

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The First Pilot of Iranian Women

Akram Monfared Arya is an Iranian-Swedish aircraft pilot, the first woman to earn a pilot’s license to fly aircraft in Iran. She is a writer, artist and politician based in Stockholm, Sweden. However, the first female pilots in Iran were flying in the 1940s.

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Givenchy and Audrey Hepburn; A Love Story

One of the fashion world’s most beautiful and enduring platonic love stories was almost never to be. As the story goes, in 1953, while filming Sabrina, Audrey Hepburn paid a visit to French couturier Hubert de Givenchy’s studio in Paris to discuss the possibility of his designing the dresses for the film.

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