Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell was the nineteenth and first female Prime Minister of Canada. She held cabinet portfolios that included the Minister of State for Indian Affairs, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and Minister of National Defense and Veterans' Affairs. She served as Canadian Consul General in Los Angeles, taught at the Harvard Kennedy School, and chaired the Council of Women World Leaders. She served as International Women's Forum President and was a founding member and later Secretary General of the Club of Madrid, an organization of former presidents and prime ministers. As Founding Principal, designed and launched a groundbreaking leadership program at the University of Alberta, the Peter Lougheed Leadership College. In 2016, she was appointed Chairperson for the Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada Judicial Appointments, a role she reprised the following year.