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

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While this isn't a list of all female trade unions, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female trade unions?" and "Who are the best female trade unions?"
Randi Weingarten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Trade Unionists
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Randi Weingarten is an American labor leader, attorney, and educator. She is president of the American Federation of Teachers and a member of the AFL-CIO. She is the former president of the United Federation of Teachers. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Gerda Verburg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Trade Unionists
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Gerritje Verburg is a Dutch diplomat and former politician and trade union leader. Since July 1, 2011 she is Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations organizations for Food and Agriculture in Rome succeeding former CDA politician Agnes van Ardenne. As a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal she was an MP from 1998 to 2007 and again from 2010 to 2011. She also served as Minister of Agriculture in the fourth Balkenende cabinet from 2007 to 2010. As an MP she focused on matters of social affairs, the European Union and energy and innovation policy. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Zwammerdam, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Wanja Lundby-Wedin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Trade Unionists
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Wanja Elisabeth Lundby-Wedin was the President of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation from 2000 to 2012. From May 2007 until May 2011, she was the President of the European Trade Union Confederation. ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Enskede-Årsta-Vantör, Sweden

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Thokozani Khuphe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Trade Unionists
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Thokozani Khuphe is a Zimbabwean politician and the Vice-President of the Movement for Democratic Change. She was Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 11 February 2009 to August 2013. She is a senior Member of Parliament for Makokoba constituency. In 2005 she was elected Vice-President of the Movement for Democratic Change taking over from veteran trade unionist Gibson Sibanda. She is a third term Member of Parliament for Makokoba constituency. Born in Bulawayo, Khupe graduated from Turin College, Italy in Information Technology and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Makokoba

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