Jacinda Ardern gives the world a lesson in humility

By Andrea Papuc

19 Jan 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

The resignation of New Zealand's prime minister was met with shock. But Bloomberg opinion editor Andreea Papuc argues that it shows the challenges of achieving diversity in politics.

Jacinda Ardern announced her decision to step down as New Zealand Prime Minister showing her characteristic modesty.

"I have given my absolute all to being prime minister but it has also taken a lot out of me," she said Thursday. "You cannot and should not do the job unless you have a full tank, plus a bit in reserve for those unplanned and unexpected challenges that inevitably come along."

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