Leader os India's National Congress Party
Born into a family of modest means Sonia Gandhi has weaved a dramatic way to a place in history by becoming the President of India's century-old Congress Party. Being the third woman of foreign origin to hold the prestigious post after Annie Beasant and Nelli Sengupta,. She also became the fifth from the Nehru family to take over the Congress reins. The other four were Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
Sonia Maino was born on 9 December 1946 in the town of Orbassano, near Turin, to a building contractor and his wife. She was raised in a traditional Roman Catholic household. In 1964 she went to Cambridge to study English at a language school. Her life changed forever when she met her future husband, Rajiv Gandhi, who was studying engineering at the university.
Sonia Gandhi is a natural leader, she loves to talk to people and make quick decisions. She offers audiences insight into why she has the potential and the charisma to be prime minister of India and a world class politician.
A natural speaker and brilliant communicator Sonia Gandhi’s presentations are captivating and highly stimulating. She is in great demand as a participant at prestigious conferences around the globe by audiences eager to benefit from her strong leadership skills.
Sonia Gandhi speaks English and Italian.