Women in the World 2011 Participants: Cherie Blair
Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Cherie Blair is a leading barrister specializing in discrimination and human rights and a committed campaigner for women’s equality. Blair has spoken across the world on both issues and also on the need to improve the work/life balance for women and men. She is closely involved with over 20 charities with a special emphasis on those working with women, and children, and with those based in Merseyside, where she was born. In 2008, Blair set up the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which provides women in developing countries with business skills and tools to help them gain economic independence. Find her on Twitter or Facebook.