Yulia Tymoshenko


Yulia Tymoshenko (née Hryhyan) born Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine November 27, 1960. Led Orange Revolution, 2004; first female Ukrainian Prime Minster, 2005, 2007-2010.


"Making use of force is not a sign of strength, it’s rather a sign of weakness. . . It’s up to women to break out of these unhealthy traditions and dogmas and lead people down a different path." (Brussels, March 6, 2008; photo Yulia T blog)