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Claudia Sheinbaum
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Sheinbaum in 2018
Head of Government of Mexico City
Assumed office
5 December 2018
Preceded by José Ramón Amieva
Delegational Chief of Tlalpan
In office
1 October 2015 – 6 December 2017
Preceded by Héctor Hugo Hernández Rodríguez
Succeeded by Fernando Hernández Palacios
Secretary of the Environment of the Federal District
In office
5 December 2000 – 15 May 2006
Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Preceded by Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez
Succeeded by Eduardo Vega López
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Born
Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo

24 June 1962 (1962-06-24) (age 59)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political party National Regeneration Movement (since 2014)
Other political
affiliations
Party of the Democratic Revolution (1989–2014)
Spouse(s)
Carlos Ímaz Gispert (m. 1987–2016)
Children 2
Education National 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, politician, and head of government of Mexico City (equivalent to the position of Mayor). She was elected Mayor of Mexico City on 1 July 2018 as part of the Juntos Haremos Historia coalition. She is the first woman and the first Jew to be elected Mayor of Mexico City.

Sheinbaum has a Ph.D. in energy engineering, and is the author of over 100 articles and two books on the topics of energy, the environment, and sustainable development. She served as the Secretary of the Environment of Mexico City from 2000 to 2006 during Andrés Manuel López Obrador's term as mayor, and she was the Mayor of Tlalpan from 2015 to 2017. She contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. In 2018, she was listed as one of BBC's 100 Women.

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