On January 23, 1997, Madeleine Albright took office as the 64th U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first female to hold that position, and the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government.
I have said this many times, that there seems to be enough room in the world for mediocre men, but not for mediocre women, and we really have to work very, very hard.
Not only is she smart, tough, and all-around awesome, she's a total geek!
I've never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.