Tarja Kaarina Halonen (pronounced [ˈtɑrjɑ ˈkɑːrinɑ ˈhɑlonen] ⓘ; born 24 December 1943) is a Finnish politician who served as the 11th president of Finland, and the first woman to hold the position, from 2000 to 2012.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarja_Halonen
Tarja Kaarina Halonen (pronounced [ˈtɑrjɑ ˈkɑːrinɑ ˈhɑlonen] ⓘ; born 24 December 1943) is a Finnish politician who served as the 11th president of Finland, and the first woman to hold the position, from 2000 to 2012.
Tarja Kaarina Halonen (s. 24. joulukuuta 1943 Helsinki) on suomalainen poliitikko. Hän toimi Suomen tasavallan 11. presidenttinä ja ensimmäisenä naispuolisena valtionpäämiehenä vuosina 2000–2012.  Hän astui virkaan 1. maaliskuuta 2000, ja hänet valittiin uudelleen presidentiksi vuonna 2006 .
David Calhoun. Tarja Halonen, Finnish politician who served as president of Finland (2000–12), the first woman elected to that office. As a student at the University of Helsinki, Halonen served (1969–70) as social affairs secretary and general secretary of the National Union of Finnish Students. After earning a.
Finnish Social Democrat Tarja Halonen (born 1943) became Finland's first female president in February of 2000. The former foreign minister and career politician had long been noted for her straightforward manner and independent style.
About Tarja Halonen Finland's first female president, nearing the end of her second and last term in office, is trying to jump-start a sluggish economy that contracted 8% in 2009 on export...
April 6, 2015. Tarja Halonen served as the first female president of Finland between 2000 and 2012. She previously was the chair of Seta, a prominent Finnish LGBT rights organization. Harvard Political Review: Throughout your career, you have continually emphasized the role of human rights and social justice, particularly in the field of LGBT ...
President Tarja Halonen “The world needs our work to secure economically, socially and environmentally sustainable development.” Council of Women World Leaders Exchange with President Tarja Halonen Women Leaders Across the World Urge to Protect Afghan Women and Girls President’s voice in UN Secretary-General’s newest report “Our Common Agenda” 9.
Career Tarja Halonen started her career before graduating, working as a lawyer for the collection agency Luotonvalvonta oy in 1967. A couple of years later she left to become Social Affairs Secretary and General Secretary of the National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL).
Born 24.12.1943 in Helsinki. Tarja Halonen was the 11th President of the Republic of Finland 2000-2012 and Finland’s first female head of state. She acceded office on 1 March 2000, and was re-elected in 2006. She graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1968 and has a Master of Law degree.
Tarja Kaarina Halonen was elected the 11th President of Finland, and the country's first female head of state, in 2000. Throughout her long and active career in public service, issues such as human rights, democracy, and promotion of equality and social justice have been central themes on her agenda.