International Women's Day Quiz

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International Women


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  • 1. 
       Pictured above: Partner Kristen Giarrusso Pictured above: Partner Susan Livingston Kristen Giarrusso and Susan Livingston were simultaneously named the first female Partners at BBH. In what year did they officially become Partners?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1998

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2000

  • 2. 
    Pictured above, who was the first female Partner named to PIP, BBH's Finance Committee?
    • A. 

      Partner Maroa Velez

    • B. 

      Partner Kathryn George

    • C. 

      Partner Susan Livingston

    • D. 

      Partner Kristen Giarrusso

  • 3. 
    Pictured above: Martha Coffin Wright Martha Coffin Wright was an organizer of the 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention which led to the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She was also the younger sister of Lucretia Mott, a famous American activist and social reformer. Martha Coffin Wright is the great-grandmother of which BBH Partner?
    • A. 

      Partner Susan Livingston

    • B. 

      Managing Partner Digger Donahue

    • C. 

      Partner Kathryn George

    • D. 

      Partner Taylor Bodman

  • 4. 
    In what year were the women of Switzerland, via national referendum, granted the right to vote in federal elections and stand for Parliament?
    • A. 

      1921

    • B. 

      1951

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1971

  • 5. 
    Pictured above, this woman became the first female president of Harvard University when she was named its 28th president in 2007, a position she still holds today. What is her name? 
    • A. 

      Ruth Simmons

    • B. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • C. 

      Barbara Jordan

    • D. 

      Drew Gilpin Faust

  • 6. 
    Female artist Sanja Ivekovic caused controversy in 2001 when she released a statue resembling Luxembourg's Gëlle Fra or Golden Lady, a national symbol (pictured above). What is the name of the famous statue she created? (Read the full explanation below after you submit your answer.)
    • A. 

      Wings of Victory

    • B. 

      The Venus of Willendorf

    • C. 

      Lady Rosa of Luxembourg

    • D. 

      A version of the Statue of Liberty in the Jardin du Luxembourg

  • 7. 
    Illustrated above, this woman was the only female in Chinese history to assume the title of Empress Regnant. She then broke all precedents when she founded her own dynasty (the Zhou) in 690. What is her name?
    • A. 

      Empress Huo Chengjun

    • B. 

      Empress Wu Zetian

    • C. 

      Empress Dowager Cixi1 (Tz'u-Hsi)

  • 8. 
    In 1997, who was the first woman elected to be president consecutively following another female president?
    • A. 

      Lithuania's Dalia Grybauskaitė

    • B. 

      Ireland's Mary McAleese

    • C. 

      Iceland's Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

    • D. 

      Germany's Angela Merkel

  • 9. 
    This woman founded the 30% Club to bring more women onto United Kingdom corporate boards, aiming for a minimum of 25% female representation by 2015. What is her name?
    • A. 

      Margaret Thatcher

    • B. 

      Helena Morrissey

    • C. 

      Helen Thomas

    • D. 

      Maggie Smith

  • 10. 
    Which BBH office has the highest percentage of female employees per capita?
    • A. 

      Hong Kong

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Tokyo

    • D. 

      Dublin