-- Saga Kakala’s role models

7 July 2016
7 July 2016

Saga Kakala’s role models

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Mrs. Vigdís Finnbogadottir, Iceland’s and the World’s first woman to be elected head of state, is the ideal role model of Ingibjorg Greta, the founder of Saga Kakala.

“Vigdis is a woman I have respected and looked up to in admiration ever since she, initially against all odds, got elected president of Iceland in 1980. Vigdi­s, who is hugely respected by the people of Iceland, served as president for 4 terms, 16 years in total”, says Ingibjorg Greta of Vigdi­s, who still remains the longest-serving, elected female head of state of any country in the world.

The photograph shows Ingibjorg Geta talking to Vigdi­s and her friend, the artist and former branch manager, Hanna Palsdottir. Hanna took a leave of absence from work to work as the campaign manager for Vigdi­s back in 1980 to make sure Vigdi­s got elected as the first woman president of Iceland.

Photo: Bjarney Ludviksdottir, for MAN Magazine in Iceland

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