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Laura Albornoz

Former Minister of State of Chile for the National Service for Women, Professor and Research Fellow, School of Law, University of Chile

Chilean lawyer, academic, researcher and politician. She served as Minister of Women’s Affairs (May 2006-March 2010) during President Michelle Bachelet’s first term. She has also served as president of the Inter-American Commission of Women. Professor and Research Fellow of the School of Law, University of Chile since 2013, Dr. Albornoz was consultant for the UN Women Colombia (2011-2012) and PNUD Colombia (2012-2013). She is a Legal Adviser to Lota Protein S.A. since 2014 and was the first woman to be appointed to CODELCO (National Copper Corporation of Chile) 9 members Board of Directors (2014-2018).