Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection office, Bureau of Administration and Legal Secretariat Province Kepulauan Riau is an agency part of the Provincial Government of Kepulauan Riau which serves to bring the span of control of governance, development, and improve the public service are scattered throughout the Kepulauan Riau.
This study uses the concept by Davis in Thoha (1983: 33). The sampling technique using nonprobability sampling. The sample in this study amounted to 3 people as informants. Data analysis techniques used in this research is qualitative descriptive analysis technique.
Results of analysis of this study indicate that the role of women in leadership have an impact that leads to better. The absence of issues about gender equality is characterized by the absence of discrimination between women and men. Women also do not just sit down and not only fulfill the quota, but the informant seeking to improve capabilities in the face of challenges, improve the quality of the resources, knowledge, intelligence, and so on. The challenges in increasing their capacity of women can be seen from the level of intelligence / advantages which include the level of emotional intelligence and spiritual intelligence level which used in the application of its leadership. Maturity and breadth of social relationships is an attitude of a leader which include maturity in thinking and acting. Motivation and encouragement of achievement is a form of an award given by a leader to staff or employees. Attitudes of social relationships is a gesture which indicated by the behavior of his leadership in implementing such a good relationship that exists friendship.
Keywords: women leaders, public office, emotional and spiritual intelligence.