Though tricky to define and even more challenging to measure, there's no denying that power is a fundamental driver of country behavior in the international political system. And measuring material power in today's geo-political space will only continue to shift.
Talk about daughters and power, and the discussion inevitably wends its way to fathers. Fathers give girls confidence. Fathers set the bar in expectations about how to be treated by men. Fathers prepare girls for the world.
I say enough with the denigrating cougar references. I coined a term which I use to describe women who dominate in a relationship through their education, power, or accomplishment. I refer to them as "Cleos."