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Famous Female Civil Servants

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List of famous female civil servants, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female civil servants list contains the most prominent and top females known for being civil servants. There are thousand of females working as civil servants in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic civil servants have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a civil servant then the people below should give you inspiration.

Olene S. Walker and Inger Trier are included in this list.

While this isn't a list of all female civil servants, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female civil servants?" and "Who are the best female civil servants?"
Olene S. Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Civil Servants
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Olene Walker (née Smith; November 15, 1930 – November 28, 2015) was an American politician and Utah's 15th Governor. She was sworn into office on November 5, 2003, shortly before her 73rd birthday, as Utah's first female governor. She was a member of the Republican Party. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States of America

Helen Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Civil Servants
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Dame Helen Frances Ghosh, DCB (/ɡəʊst/; GOST; born 21 February 1956) is a British civil servant who has been Master of Balliol College, Oxford since 2018. She was formerly Director-General of the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, following her career as British civil servant, where until November 2012 was Permanent Secretary at the Home Office and was previously at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) until the end of 2010. On appointment at DEFRA, she was the only female permanent secretary to head a major department of the British Government. From April 2018, she is Master of Balliol College, Oxford. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Farnborough, United Kingdom

Paula Corbin Jones (born Paula Rosalee Corbin; September 17, 1966) is a former Arkansas state employee who sued U.S. president Bill Clinton for sexual harassment. The Paula Jones case provided the impetus for Independent Counsel Ken Starr to broaden his on-going investigation into Clinton's pre-presidency financial dealings with the Whitewater Land Company, and resulted in Clinton's impeachment in the House of Representatives and subsequent acquittal by the Senate on February 12, 1999. Specifically, Clinton was asked under oath about Monica Lewinsky in the Jones suit, denied having ever had sexual relations with her, and was accused of perjury after evidence of sexual contact was exposed. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: USA, Lonoke, Arkansas

Jasmine Lee is a Philippine-born South Korean television personality, actress and civil servant. Elected as a proportional representative in South Korea's National Assembly in 2012, she is the first non-ethnic Korean and naturalized South Korean to become a lawmaker. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Manila, Philippines