Claudia Sheinbaum

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Claudia Sheinbaum
Claudia Sheinbaum.jpg
Sheinbaum in 2018
7th Head of Government of Mexico City
Assumed office
5 December 2018
Preceded byMiguel Ángel Mancera
Delegational Chief of Tlalpan
In office
1 October 2015 – 6 December 2017
Preceded byHéctor Hugo Hernández Rodríguez
Succeeded byFernando Hernández Palacios
Secretary of the Environment of the Federal District
In office
5 December 2000 – 15 May 2006
MayorAndrés Manuel López Obrador
Preceded byAlejandro Encinas Rodríguez
Succeeded byEduardo Vega López
Personal details
Born
Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo

(1962-06-24) 24 June 1962 (age 59)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political partyNational Regeneration Movement (since 2014)
Other political
affiliations
Party of the Democratic Revolution (1989–2014)
Spouse(s)
Carlos Ímaz Gispert (m. 1987–2016)
Children2
EducationNational Autonomous University of Mexico (BS, MS, PhD)
University of California, Berkeley
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Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo (born 24 June 1962) is a Mexican scientist and politician. She is the head of government of Mexico City since 2018. She is the second woman and the first Jew to be elected Head of Mexico City.

She was the Secretary of the Environment of Mexico City from 2000 to 2006 during Andrés Manuel López Obrador's term as mayor. She was the Mayor of Tlalpan from 2015 to 2017.

In 2018, she was listed as one of BBC's 100 Women.[1] Sheinbaum is seen as a possible candidate for President of Mexico in the 2024 election.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BBC 100 Women 2018: Who is on the list?". BBC News. 19 November 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  2. "Mexican women score historic wins in mid-term elections". The Independent. 2021-06-08. Retrieved 2021-08-17.
  3. "Opinión | ¿Quién será el próximo presidente de México? El actual tiene mucho que decir al respecto". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2021-08-17.