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Half 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode What Leadership Looks Like.

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon shares concepts on main Scotland, from her strategy to local weather change and wellness, to the challenges she’s confronted as a feminine chief.

About Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon is the primary feminine First Minister of Scotland.

Previous to becoming a member of the federal government, Sturgeon labored at a regulation agency in Glasgow as a solicitor. She at all times had an curiosity in politics; when she was 16 she joined the Scottish Nationwide Get together, and in 1992 she was the youngest candidate for parliament on the age of 21. She grew to become a regional Member of the Scottish Parliament in 1999.

Sturgeon is presently a Member of Scottish Parliament representing Glasgow Southside after having represented Govan between 2007 and 2011, previous to boundary adjustments. She grew to become chief of the Scottish Nationwide Get together in November, 2014, when she was additionally sworn in as First Minister. She was re-elected in 2021.

Sturgeon studied regulation on the College of Glasgow.

This phase of TED Radio Hour was produced by Katie Monteleone and edited by Katie Simon. You may observe us on Twitter @TEDRadioHour and e-mail us at


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