In an official act held this afternoon at Parque Colón, -in the back of the Casa Rosada-, President Alberto Fernández swore in the new Ministers of Social Development, Victoria Tolosa Paz; of Labor, Raquel “Kelly” Kismer de Olmos; and of Women, Gender and Diversity, Ayelén Mazzina, whose appointments were formalized with their publication in the Official Gazette.

Fernandez affirmed that with them “three valuable and fervent militant women join the cabinet who will have to carry on the task of those who preceded them.” After taking the oath of office, the president thanked the outgoing ministers Juan Zabaleta, Claudio Moroni and Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta.

As reported by Balcarce 50, with the new additions to the national cabinet, the President decided to summon three women of “different ages, geographical origins and extensive experience in their reference issues to form part of his cabinet in order to deepen the breadth of looks and efficiency in management”.

Mazzina, 32 years old, Until now, she worked as secretary of Women, Diversity and Equality of the government of the province of San Luis. The President stressed that, with the appointed minister, “it is time to listen to feminism from within the country.” “We want a homeland where inequality ends and the identity of each one is respected,” she said after taking the oath.

Tolosa Paz, a 49-year-old from Buenos Aires, is a public accountant, and was elected national deputy for the province of Buenos Aires in the 2021 elections.

Finally, Olmos, a 70-year-old from Buenos Aires, has a degree in Economics (University of Buenos Aires), a master’s degree in Urban Economics (Torcuato Di Tella University) and a postgraduate degree in Formulation and Evaluation of Investment Projects (INPE-OEA-ECLAC). She is also director of the Bank for Investment and Foreign Trade (BICE), national advisor to the Justicialist Party (PJ) and coordinator of the Development Financing Commission of the National PJ Technical Teams.

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