Lindsay Millar might have been exceptionally busy over the past five months fulfilling her duties as mayor of Mid and East Antrim, but she still managed to find time to complete a masters degree, which she hopes will be a gateway to a new career. The Carrickfergus councillor is seen by many as one of the rising stars within the Ulster Unionist Party, but she insists she has no desire to pursue a full-time career in politics.The 27-year-old, who currently works for UUP MEP Jim Nicholson, is hoping her recent academic success will help her secure a job in the public relations industry.Having worked for Mr Nicholson for the past five years, she decided to retrain for a different career after the UK voted to leave the EU – meaning she will be out of work after Brexit in 2019. Her experience of organising events and campaigns for the UUP led her towards the field of public relations – something for which she needed new qualifications.Lindsay already had a politics degree from … [Read more...] about Busy Lindsay finishes masters degree while fulfilling mayoral role
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Tracy Jan, The Washington Post Published 8:01 am PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington on March 20, 2018. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington on March 20, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Eric Thayer Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Eric Thayer Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington on March 20, 2018. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington on March 20, 2018. … [Read more...] about In Ben Carson’s HUD, political loyalty required, no experience necessary
Coya Gjesdal Knutson was born in 1912 on a farm near Edmore, North Dakota. The child of Norwegian immigrants, Coya spoke Norwegian at home and prized her family’s Lutheran faith. Farming was also a central part of Knutson’s early life—she drove a tractor by age eleven—and her parents’ involvement with a farmers’ activism group called the Nonpartisan League gave her an early look into the world of politics. Knutson graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1934 with degrees in English and music. After studying opera at Juilliard for a summer, she decided to return to North Dakota and become a teacher. Back at home, a slow-moving romance developed between Coya and one of her father’s farmhands, Andy Knutson. The two married in 1940 and bought a hotel in Andy’s hometown of Oklee, Minnesota. Coya managed the hotel’s popular café on top of a full-time teaching career. Later, in 1948, the couple adopted their only … [Read more...] about Minnesota’s first female member of Congress’ political career was off to a great start — till her husband stepped in
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