Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Republic of Haiti/Republique d'Haïti/Repiblik Dayti
(Female suffrage 1950) French Colony (Saint Domenique) 1697. Declared an independent Empire 1804, became a republic 1806

Also see Haiti Heads

Thanks to John C. Kozyn, Embassy of Haiti, for supplying corrections to the list.

Around 1946 Undersecretary of National Education N.N.

Around 1982 Undersecretary of National Education Andrée V. St. Lot

1986-88 Secretary of State for Women Affairs Rolande Chandler

1989-90 Minister of Information and Co-ordination Rosemarie Nazan
Sister-in-Law of Dictator Lt.-Gen. Prosper Avril.

1990-91 Minister of Social Affairs Claudette Werleigh
1993-95 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religion
1995-96 Premier Ministre (7.11.95-27.2.96)
Executive Director of the Washington Office of Haiti 1993,(b. 1946- )

1991 Minister of Finance Marie-Michele Rey (Second in the cabinet)
1991-93 Minister in government-in-exile of Finance
1993-95 Minister of Finance and Economy
2009-11 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cults
President Jean Bertrand Aristide was ousted by a Military Coup d’Etat in 1991 and headed a government-in-exile till he was reinstalled in 1993.

1991 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religion Marie-Denise Fabien Jean-Louis
1991-circa 92 Minister-in-exile of Foreign Affairs

1991 Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Myrtho Célestin-Saurel
1991-93 Minister-in-exile of Labour and Social Affairs
1995-96 and 2002-
03 Minister of Education
Former Director-General in Ministry of Youth and Sports.

1991 Minister of Culture, Information and Co-ordination Marie-Laurence Josselyne-Lossegue
1991-93 Minister-in-exile of Culture, Information and Co-ordination
2006-09 Minister of Women's Affairs and Women's Rights

2009-11 Minister of Culture and Communication

1992-94 Secretary of State of Social Affairs Maude Thymothée
1994 "Minister of Social Affairs"
She was Minister in the government of the "provisoric President" Emile Jonaissant. The Government was unconstitutional and never recognised. Joan Boisrond was named Minister of Health and  Mirelle Durocher Bertin Chief of Staff of the President. She later launched an opposition-movement and planned to run for Senate and later for President but was killed in 1995 – some sources say by supporters of President Aristide.

1994-95 Minister of Women's Affairs and Rights Lise-Marie Dejean
In the government of President Aristide after his return.

1995-2000 Secretary of State for Tourism Maryse Pénette
In 1989 Chargé d’Affaires in Belgium, 1991 Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union. Yolette Azor-Charles was appointed ambassador in 1991 but was not accredited Until 1993, later Azor-Charles also became ambassador to United Kingdom.

1995-96 Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Matihilde Gaetjens Flambert
1999-2001 Minister of Social Affairs and Labour

1995-96 Minister of Haitian Affairs Aboard Farah Juste

1995-96 Minister of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights Thérèse Goulloteau

1996-98 Minister of Women’s Affairs and Rights Ginette Cherubin

1996-98 Secretary of State of Education for Literacy Adeline Magloire Chancy
1999-2000  Secretary of State of Education for Literacy
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4-06 Minister of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights

1999-2001 Minister of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights Nonie (Nemy) Mathieu

1999-2000 Minister of Public Health and Population Michaëlle Amédée Gédéon

1999-
2003 Secretary of State of Alphabetisation Maryse Guiteau

2001-04 Minister of Social Affairs Eudes St. Preux Craan

2001-04 Minister of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights Ginette Rivière Lubin

2001-
03 Minister of Tourism Martine Déverson

2003-04 Minister of National Education, Youth and Sports Marie Carmel Paul Austin

2003-04 Minister of Culture and Communication Lias Desquiron

2004-05 Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Danièle Saint-Lot

2004-06 Minister of Public Health and Population Josette Bijoux
Independent Presidential Candidate in 2010.

2004-05 Secretary of State of Culture Magali Comeau Denis

2005 Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Marie Claude Bayard

2005-06 Secretary of State of Social Affairs Cecile Coulanges Banatte

2006-08 Minister of Commerce and Industry Maguy Durcé

2008-09 Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and Public Security Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis
The third nominee by president Preval since March, she was Advisor to President Aristide in 1991, who considered her for the post of Prime Minister in 1993. She has headed the Foundation of Knowledge and Liberty since 1995. (b. 1947-).

2008-09 Minister of Commerce and Industry Marie Josée Garnier

2008-09 Minister of Social Affairs Gabrielle Prévilon Baudin

2009-11 Minister of Commerce and Industry Minister Jocelyne Colimon Fethiere

2009-11 Minister of Women's Affairs Marjorie Michel

2011-16 Minister for the Status of Women and Women's Rights Marie Yanick Mézil

2011-13 and 2014- Minister of Health Florence Duperval Guillaume
2014-15 Acting Prime Minister

2011-16 Minister of Tourism Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin
2014-16 Minister of Creative Industries

2012-13 and 2014-16 Minister of Finance and Economy Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie
Former government advisor and business executive.

2012 Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Josépha Raymond Gauthier
2012-14 Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

2012 and 2014-16 Minister-Delegate to the Prime Minister for Human Right and the Fight Against Extreme Poverty Marie Carmelle Rose Anne Auguste

2012 Minister-Delegate to the Prime Minister in charge of Promoting the Peasantry Marie Mimose Félix

2012-16 Secretary of State of Professional Training Marina Gourgue

2013-16 Minister of Cuture and Communication Josette Darguste
Former Director-General of the Ministry of Tourism

2013 Minister Communication of Régine Godefroy

2013-14 Minister of Youth, Youth and Civic Action Magalie Racine

2013-14 Minister of Haitians Abroad Bernice Fidélia

2013-16 Chief of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister with rang of Minister Michèle Oriol

2014-16 Minister of Culture Monique Rocourt

2014-15 Minister of Women and Women´s Rights Yves Rose Myrtil Morquette

2014-16 Secretary of State of Tourism Colombe Emilie Gessie Menos

2014-15 Secretary of State of Youth and Civic Action Gabrielle Hyacinthe
2015-16 Minister for the Status of Women and Women´s Rights

2016 Designate Minister of Education and Professional Training, Minister of Youth, Sports and Civic Action Daphnée Benoît Delsoin 2016-1 Minister of Health and Population

2016-17 Minister of Justice and Public Security Florence Elie

2016-17 Minister of Commerce and Industry, Haitians Living Abroad and Religious Affairs Jessy C. Petit-Frère

2016-17 Minister of Women's Conditions and Women's Rights Marie Denise Claude

2017- Minsiter of Justice and Public Security Heidi Fortuné

2017- Minister of Heath and Population Marie Greta Roy Clément

2017- Minister of Tourism Colombe Emilie Jessy Menos

2017- Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Bellevue Roosvelt

2017- Minister of the Condition of Women and Women's Rights Eunnide Innoncent

2017- Minister of Youth, Sports and Civic Action Régine Lamur

2017- Minister for Haitians Living Abroad Stéphanie Auguste



 

Last update 17.03.17