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Josefina Vazquez Mota will speak on âOne Womanâs Challenge: Competing for the Presidency of Mexicoâ at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26 in Scanlan Room in Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center. She will share her experience in the public arena, her voice for women on the world stage, lessons learned throughout her career and critical lessons for leadership demonstrated throughout her career. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m.
VÃ¡zquez Mota has earned the distinction as the first woman on Mexicoâs national political scene. She has held several key national positions, including Secretary to the Social Development Minister during Vicente Foxâs presidency and the Minister of Public Education during Felipe Calderá½¹nâs presidency. Labeling her cause âliberty freedom,â VÃ¡zquez ran as a presidential candidate in 2012 for the Partido AcciÃ³n Nacional and acquired more than 12.4 million votes.
VÃ¡zquez Mota is also a talented author of two books, one which sold a half a million copies. She has a degree in economics from la Universidad Iberoamericana.