Gro Harlem Brundtland


Gro Harlem Brundtland born Oslo, Norway April 20, 1939. Head of World Commission on Development and Environment 1983; three times prime minister of Norway, first woman and youngest ever; first woman to head World Health Organization 1998-2003; UN Special Envoy for Climate Change 2007; Charlemagne Prize 1994.


"Women power is a formidable force." (Final address Beijing Women's Conference; photo WHO)