Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde As the boss of the IMF, Christine Lagarde is one of the most powerful woman in the world. This report traces her controversial international career and looks at her changing approach towards the Euro crisis.
"First you'll be filing papers and then you'll have kids"; this is how Lagarde was turned down from her first job. Undaunted, she went on to become the first foreign female MD of a US law firm, the French Minister of Finance, and now, the boss of the IMF. As she attempts "to turn the 17 European member states back into synchronised swimmers", she faces the biggest challenge of her career yet, with her decisions affecting the lives of millions.

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