Kathleen Ferrier (politician)
|Member of the House of Representatives (Netherlands)|
May 23, 2002 – September 19, 2012
|Born||Kathleen Gertrud Ferrier
March 8, 1957
|Political party||Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl - CDA)|
|Spouse(s)||Tjeerd de Boer|
|Alma mater||Leiden University (M.A., Spanish language and literature, Portuguese language and Development aid)|
|Occupation||Politician, development aid worker|
|Religion||Protestant Church in the Netherlands|
|Website||(Dutch) Christian Democratic Appeal website|
Kathleen Gertrud Ferrier (born March 8, 1957 in Paramaribo) is a former Dutch politician of Surinamese descent and development aid worker. As a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl) she was an MP from May 23, 2002 to September 19, 2012. She focused on matters of development aid, education, public health, welfare and sports.
Ferrier studied Spanish language and Spanish literature (with a specialization in modern Spanish American literature), Portuguese language and also development aid at Leiden University. She is a member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).
- In 2012 she was awarded Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
- (Dutch) Parlement.com biography
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