Beatriz Merino

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
Peru
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Peru

About

Peruvian politician who is known for having served as the first female Prime Minister of Peru. She is also known for having served as the national ombudsman for Peru from September 2005 until March of 2011. 

Before Fame

She studied law at the National University of San Marcos. She graduated from Harvard University with her master's degree in law, making her the first Peruvian woman to graduate from Harvard Law School. She served as a Peruvian senator from 1990 to 1992. She then served as Prime Minister from June 2003 until December of 2003. 

Trivia

In 2015, she was selected to receive the Harvard University Lifetime Achievement Award, becoming the first woman in Peru to obtain the highest recognition from Harvard Alumni and Faculty. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Lima, Peru. 

Associated With

She served as Prime Minister of Peru under President Alejandro Toledo in 2003.