Tsai Ing-wen: What you need to know about Taiwan’s first woman president

Women in World

Taiwan recently elected its first female politician. Many claim this is part of a new female leadership style that is on the rise in Southeast Asia. Women in the World has put together a list of the top five things we should know about this new leader. Thus far, she seems to be a champion for women’s rights, supporter of LGBT rights and a leader that will unite a politically divided island. Here is the quick list but read the full article to see an explanation of this very private politician’s political platform.


1: Professor Into Politician

2: Feminist Politics

3: Moderate on China

4: Support of LGBT Rights

5: She is conciliatory and seeks co-operation