US Ambassador Kamala S Lakhdhir:  I'm in Awe of Malaysian Women

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US Ambassador Kamala S Lakhdhir: I'm in Awe of Malaysian Women

US Ambassador Kamala Lakhdhir says Malaysian women are an aspiration to what is possible in a society. She tells AWANI Review’s Zakiah Koya how her own family upbringing has given her solid grounding for choice of profession as a diplomat in a largely man’s world.

The United States of America Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir comes from a long line of strong women. Not only was her great grandmother a suffragette, her grandmother and her mother were also activists in their own rights. (Suffragettes were members of women's organisations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries who advocated the right to vote in public elections for women, mainly in Britain.) It is in this background Kamala grew up and she said that it was important for...

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