Wednesday, February 22, 2012

On February 22

On this day in ...
... 1952 (60 years ago today), Zhou Xiaoqaio (left) was born in Jiangsu Province, China. In 1975, she earned a bachelor's degree in English literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University, and went on to earn diplomas in history, politics, and literature, in sociology and women's studies, and in methodology, data collection, and data analysis, from, respectively, the University of Canberra in Australia, the University of Chicago in the United States, and the University of Los Andes in Colombia. She has long been active in international matters, and now serves as the Director General, International Liaison Department, All-China Women’s Federation, an NGO, and as a member of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.

(Prior February 22 posts are here, here, here, here, and here.)

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