In Egypt, a Village Boasts the Nation’s First Female Mayor

In Egypt, a Village Boasts the Nation’s First Female Mayor

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3-woman-chanting.jpgA single woman of 53 wearing faded bluejeans and a pink blouse, with her late father’s spirit and wisdom, is Egypt’s first woman to hold the office of mayor. Eva Habil Kyrolos knows she is part of history and wears the distinction lightly as she tends to law and order and social matters in Komboha, the village her great-great-grandfather was granted in the 19th century.
(Read about her in the LA Times)

Photo courtesy of Sun Star 

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