Dilma Rousseff By: Deshae Potteiger

Dilma Rousseff was born on December 14, 1947 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and she is 69 years old. Dilma Rousseff was a Brazilian politician and become the first female president of Brazil in 2011. She then was then removed from office in 2011.


Dilma Rousseff accomplishments and why she important to Brazil were that she increased employment by 5.4 million jobs from January 2011 to May 2014. Also, between 2008 and 2011 employment rate has decreased by 30%. She also has reduced Brazil's debt and increased international reserves. She opened established New Development Banks and has opened more than 80,000 new companies.


Dilma Rousseff was tied to Power and Authority in the 8 themes because she was president of Brazil, she led a country. She also did many great things because she was in power and authority to do so. She helped Brazil a lot and provided more for not only the country but for the people.


"The current generation of world leaders -- our generation -- is also being called to face significant challenges concerning peace, collective security and the environment. We have been unable to solve old disputes and to prevent new threats. The use of force is incapable of eliminating the underlying causes of conflict." - Dilma Rousseff

"Dilma Rousseff." Britannica School, 2017. Britannica Encyclopedia. Accessed 21 Mar. 2017.

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