Kim Campbell

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Kim Campbell was the first woman in Canadian history appointed Prime Minister, serving as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada from June 25 to November 4, 1993. Before becoming Prime Minister, Campbell was the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. During that time she amended the Criminal Code of Canada to make improvements in the areas of firearms control and sexual assault laws. Upon her retirement from politics Kim Campbell taught at Harvard University. For four years she served as Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles. She has played an active role in many international organizations, including the International Women's Forum and the Club of Madrid. Campbell lectures frequently about women and leadership, and is also an author, consultant and corporate director.

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