Rona Ambrose is a former Canadian politician who served as a Member of Parliament, the Leader of the Opposition and the interim leader of the Conservative Party. Born in Alberta, she harboured feminist sentiments as a teenager and following her graduation from high school, she completed her college degrees in political science and women’s and gender studies. Immediately after college graduation, she began working as a volunteer for organizations that worked towards women empowerment. In 2004, she was elected into the Canadian Parliament representing the riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove. In the following few years, she handled many positions in the Canadian cabinet, such as the Minister of the Environment, Minister of Health, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women etc. In November 2015, she was named the interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, a position which she left in 2017, the year she announced her retirement from the politics. She later launched an NGO that motivated women to take up public service as a career choice. Since May 2020, she has been serving on the board of directors of an e-cigarette company named Juul.