Greece’s Parliament Elects First Female President

Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with expertise in environmental and constitutional law. A cross-party majority of 261 MPs voted in favor of 63-year-old Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, parliament chief Costas Tassoulas said. “Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou has been elected president of the republic,” Tassoulas said. The new president, until now the... Continue Reading →

Greek PM Proposes Top Female Judge As Next President

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday nominated top female judge Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou to become the country’s next president. If approved by parliament, the 63-year-old head of the Council of State would become the first woman to hold the largely ceremonial post. Her appointment is expected to be a formality as Mitsotakis’s conservative New Democracy... Continue Reading →

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