Legal & Social Support — 17 May 2013
Baroness Valerie Ann Amos

Baroness Valerie Ann Amos is a lawyer, The Chief Executive of the Equal Opportunities Commission. A Leader of the House of Lords, A Lord President of the Council, A Secretary of State for International Development, The first black woman to sit in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom, A European Union Special Representative to the African Union, A British High Commissioner to Australia and The eighth UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. The description and list goes on but the most inspiring part of Baroness Amos’s job is her brilliant works on equality and social justice. Her genuine beliefs in her work coupled with productive endeavours make her commendable to be UN ambassador. Baroness Amos’s honorary doctorate from the University of Stirling in recognition of her “outstanding service to our society and her role as a model of leadership and success for women today” sums up the person that she is.

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