UNCLAS LISBON 000262
S/WE: MEHRA AND LANE
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KWMN PREL PO
SUBJECT: PORTUGAL'S INFLUENTIAL WOMEN
REF: 06 STATE 202341
Â¶1. Per reftel request, the following list includes five women
who affect politics, business, media, and civil society in
- (Maria) Leonor Beleza, President of the Champalimaud
Foundation. Prior to becoming Foundation president, Beleza
was a former Health Minister and her interests include law,
justice, domestic politics, and women's issues. Contact:
351-21-356-8160 (office phone), 351-21-356-8169 (fax).
- Judite de Sousa, TV Anchor for RTP network. Contact:
351-21-793-8839 (office phone), 351-21-797-9482 (fax).
- Elza M. Deus Pais, Chair for Women's Equal Rights
Committee. Interests include women's issues, human rights.
Contact: 351-21-789-3071 (office phone), 351-21-797-5999
- Manuela Ferreira Leite, Consultant for the Bank of
Portugal. Ferreira Leite served as Finance Minister and
Minister of Education prior to joining the Bank of Portugal.
Her interests include economics and trade, finance, and
education. Contact: 351-21-313-0000 ext. 20273 (office
phone), 351-21-314-4580 (fax).
- Rosalina Machado, Chairman of Ogilvy and Mather, Portugal.
Interests include advertising and private enterprise.
Contact: 351-21-321-8074 (office phone), 351-21-321-8015/16
Â¶2. Women's issues are covered by Dana Brown,
email@example.com (unclass), 351-21-770-2328.