First Women President of Mexico

  • 07 Jun 2024

On June 6th, 2024, Claudia Sheinbaum of the MORENA Party has been elected as the country’s first female president in 200 years of history.

Key Points

  • She will succeed the current president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who founded the Morena Party. His leaves office in September 2024.
  • She will take office on 1st October 2024.
  • She will be the first person from a Jewish background to lead the overwhelmingly Catholic country.
  • The 61-year-old climate scientist and academic previously served as the head of government of Mexico City.