Where Have U.S. Women Served As Ambassadors?
Women tend to serve in countries that are less central to U.S. foreign policy. A woman has never been appointed in Afghanistan, Canada, China, Germany, Iran, Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia. Luxembourg has hosted seven female ambassadors over the years with Barbados, Burundi, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malta, Micronesia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands each hosting six.
This chart shows the number of women who have served as U.S. ambassador by country.