She is the Former President of Ecuador and the first woman to have held the positions of President and Vice President of the Republic of Ecuador.
A lawyer, a Juris Doctor, a graduate of journalism and postgraduate of anthropology, she is currently the Executive President of FIDAL Foundation, a member of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Board of Directors of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Doctors of Europe and chair of the board of directors of the Panamazonia of Manaus—Brazil.
She has published 14 books of essays, poetic prose, poetry, short stories, children’s and youth literature. She has influential opinion spaces in audiovisual media.
Above all, a dear Soul Sister who is ever available for advice, guidance and mentoring, with a most positive outlook and deeply generous spirit of caring and sharing.