“Our Women Leaders,” Friend, November 2018
Primary General President
Loves eating popcorn and playing with her family.
As a child, carried stacks of library books home to read before school and on weekends.
Studied home and family sciences in college because she loves children.
First Counselor, Primary General Presidency
Served a Spanish-speaking mission in Louisiana, USA.
Taught children at a science museum during college.
Likes golfing, hiking, and doing family history.
Second Counselor, Primary General Presidency
Was born in Argentina and met her husband when they were in Primary.
Loves art and has designed fabrics.
Likes getting together with family to eat homemade pasta.
Young Women General President
In grade school, she raised chickens and sold eggs.
Studied education in college and served missions in Portugal and Brazil.
Loves to scuba dive, ski, hike, and meet people around the world.
First Counselor, Young Women General Presidency
Served a mission in the Dominican Republic.
Studied to be an elementary-school teacher.
Enjoys doing family history and going to the temple.
Second Counselor, Young Women General Presidency
Lived in Germany, England, and seven U.S. states when she was growing up.
Studied interior design in college and served a mission in North Carolina, USA, with her husband.
Likes snowshoeing, painting, and playing games with her family.
Relief Society General President
By the time she was seven, she had lived in four U.S. states!
Loves to climb trees, watch birds, and collect interesting rocks.
Studied teaching in college and enjoys helping people learn.
First Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
Served a mission in Finland and taught English in Japan.
Directs the Church’s humanitarian work, including giving wheelchairs to people who can’t walk.
Likes history, homemade pie, and crossword puzzles.
Second Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
Was born in Nicaragua and survived a big earthquake as a child.
Studied engineering in college and owns a translation company with her husband.
Was baptized when she was 26 years old.