Viorica Dăncilă facts for kids
|Acting 67th Prime Minister of Romania Acting|
29 January 2018
|Preceded by||Mihai Fifor (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Ludovic Orban (designate)|
|President of the Social Democratic Party|
27 May 2019
|Preceded by||Liviu Dragnea|
|Member of the European Parliament
21 January 2009 – 28 January 2018
|Succeeded by||Gabriela Zoană|
Vasilica Viorica Nica
16 December 1963
Roșiorii de Vede, Romania
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Petroleum-Gas University
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
Vasilica Viorica Dăncilă (born 16 December 1963) is a Romanian politician, the current leader of the Social Democratic Party, and Prime Minister of Romania since 29 January 2018. She is the first woman in Romanian history to hold both the office of Prime Minister and president of the PSD. In 2014, she was elected as a member in the European Parliament for a second term from the PSD. Viorica Dăncilă was also the president of the Social Democratic Women's Organization (OFSD) between 2015 and 2018.
Viorica Dăncilă became a member of the Social Democratic Party in 1996, as part of the PSD organization of Teleorman County. Over the years she has held several positions in both PSD and the local administration. Viorica Dăncilă was a local council and a county councilor until 2009, when she was elected MEP for her first term. Also, Viorica Dăncilă occupied several leadership positions in the party, as president of the local organization, vice president of PSD Teleorman and president of OFSD Teleorman.
Before entering politics she was an engineer with Petrom SA and prior to that a teacher at Videle Industrial High School.
Dăncilă's plans for a new cabinet were approved on 26 January 2018.
Viorica Dăncilă is married to Cristinel Dăncilă, manager at an oil company and former councillor in the Teleorman County Council. She has an adopted son, Victor.
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