Knoxville City Mayor Madeline Rogero: Women In Turkish Politics

Feb 18, 2014

Knoxville City Mayor Madeline Rogero, speaking at the US Consulate in Adana, Turkey

Madeline Rogero is well known in East Tennessee, not only for being Knoxville’s City Mayor. Rogero is the first woman to hold that office and she’s the first woman elected mayor in any of Tennessee’s four largest cities (Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga).

The US Embassy in Turkey recently asked Rogero to come to Turkey, to speak with politicians, political parties and women’s groups about women in politics.

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Mayor Rogero about the trip…