Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Saint Lucia (Female Suffrage 1927/51) Contested between France and Britain before becoming a part of the Colony of Leeward and Windward Islands, became independent 1979
also Saint Lucia Heads
for the Queen and Governor-General, and St.
Clerk of the Government U. Ravenau
1974-80 Minister of Housing, Community Development, Local Government and Social
Affairs, Groups Needs, Cooperatives, the Provident Fund and Water Heraldine
She was member of the Castries Town Board 1964-74 and became the first female MP 1974. Also the first female vice-President of the United Worker’s Party.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister Hollis Bristol
Minister of Housing, Local Development, Local Government and Social Affairs Sylvia Burton
1981-85 Minister of Education and Culture Margurita Alexander
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs
1994-97 Minister of Women’s Affairs
Senator. Ambassador for the Organisation of East Carribean States, OECS in Canada 2003-07 and Assistant Director-General of FAO from 2007 the same year her sister, Rosie Husbands-Mathurin, was appointed President of the Senate.
Minister of Health, Human Service and Family Affairs Sarah-Lucy
1997-2004 Minister of Gender Relations
2001-04 Minister of Home Affairs
Gave birth to her first child in 2001. Dismissed from the government in January 2004 because she protested against a decision to allow abortion under certain circumstances, she founded the party the Organization for National Empowerment. Resigned from parliament in 2006 and lot the subsequent by-election and then joined the opposition United Worker’s Party. Appointed Speaker of the House of Assembly in 2007 and Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations from 2008. (b. 1969-)
1997-2000 Parliamentary Secretary of State of Civil Aviation and Financial
Service and Tourism
2000-01 Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism
2001-06 Minister of Social Transformation, Culture and Local Government
MP 1997-2006. From 2006 there were no female members of the House of Assembly and none of the senators appointed by her party in 2007 were women. Appointed Ambassador to the UN in 2012. (b. 1976-)
Minster in the Ministry of Social Transformation, Human Services, Family
Affairs, Youth & Sports, responsible for Human Services and Family Affairs Tessa Mangal Charlotte
Elizabeth Theresa and she has been Senator from 2006,
when there were no female MP's.
2007-08 Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs and Finance
2008-11 Minister of
Her full name is
Minster in the Ministry of Social Transformation, Human Services, Family Affairs, Youth & Sports, responsible for Human Services and Family Affairs
Charlotte Elizabeth Theresa and she has been
Senator from 2006, when there were no female MP's.
2011- Minister of Health, Wellness and Gender Relations Alvina Reynolds
2011- Minister of Commerce, Business
Development and Consumer Affairs Emma Hippolyte
Last update 20.05.15