Wendy Jean Chamberlin born Bethesda, MD October 12, 1948. US Ambassador to Laos, 1996-99; US Ambassador to Pakistan, 2001-02; acting head of UN High Commission for Refugees, 2005.
"Education is key in preparing girls to protect themselves and manage their lives. . . It also lays the foundation for girls to aspire for and acquire leadership positions and participate in decision-making." (UNHCR, March 8, 2005; photo haidermullick.com)