Rafiah Salim


Rafiah Salim born Kuala Krai, Kelantan, Malaysia May 13, 1947. Lawyer; UN Assistant Secretary for Human Resources, 1998-2003; first woman university president, 2006.


On achieving gender parity: "[W]omen need to take some risks." (June 2000)

"Women make better leaders in non-profit organisations because of their natural humane traits." (The Star, April 19, 2012; photo ms.Wikipedia)