When a young determined Donica declared her choice of career path to her grandmother, the older woman asked why she would want to enter a man’s world, worried such a career would leave the girl lonely. Now in her fifties, Donica Pottie has served the Canadian government as an ambassador to several Asian countries, is married with a happy family and has arrived at her new post in Thailand. A strong but refined woman in a leading role who has become an inspiration for young women, Mrs Pottie is a self-professed feminist and advocate for human rights, with a particular interest in women’s and LGBT issues. A long-distance wife and mother whose career demands many hours, responsibilities and relocations, Mrs Pottie shares with Elite+ how she maintains a healthy relationship with family and work.
Diplomat, Human Rights Advocate and Feminist - Exclusive Interview with H.E. Monica Pottie.