Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Republic of Slovakia/ Slovenská Republika
(Female Suffrage 1918) Part of Czechoslovakia 1918-39 and 1945-93, Independent Nazi-Pupet State 1939-45, Independent 1.1.93

See also Slovakia Parliament

1950-54 Commissioner of Labour and Social Affairs Emilia Murinova-Janeckova
Member of National Assembly of Czechoslovakia 1948-1954, member of Slovak National Council 1960-1971. (b. 1918).

1950-56 Deputy Commissioner of Trade Maria Sedlaková
1956-57 First Deputy Commissioner of Trade
1957-68 Commissioner of Trade
1969-70 Minister of Labour
Former editor-in-chief of the daily Pravda and afterwards director of Praca Publishing House. (b. 1922-)

1968-78 Commissioner of Trade Petronella Visnovová
1978-86 Deputy Minister of Trade and Tourism
Between 1960-64 Member of the National Council of West Slovakia, 1964-78 Member of the Presidium of the National Council and 1969-78 Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee and 1969-89 Member of the Presidium of The House of Nations of the Federal National Assembly of Czechoslovakia. (b. 1921- )

Ca.1982-86 Deputy Minister of Education Ph.Dr. Marta Vlachinová

Ca.1982-86 Deputy Minister of Health doc.Me.Dr. Rozália Vrábelová

1986-88 Minister of Health  and Social Affairs MUdr. Eva Tölölyová
Dentist and director of a hospital in Bratislava (b. 1939-)

1989-90 Minister of State Audit JUDr. Maria Kolariková
1990-93 First Deputy Minister of Privatization and Deputy Minister of Administration of Public Properties

1993-1994 and 1999 member of Legislative Council of the Cabinet (advisory body).

1990-92 Deputy Minister of Agriculture Magdalena Rosinová

1990-92 Deputy Minister of Economic Control Maria Soroková

1990-92 Deputy Minister of Industry Anna Sirilová

1991-92 Minister of Labour and Social Affairs PhDr. Helena Woleková
In 1990-91 Federal Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, 1990-91 Deputy Chairperson of the Civil Democratic Union, 1994 Advisor of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. (b. 1946-)

1992 Minister of Trade and Tourism Jana Kotová

1992-94 Minister of Justice Prof. prof.JUDr Katarína Tóthová
1994-98 Deputy Premier Minister in Charge of the Legislature and Media Policy
University Professor of  Law 1963-1991, in 1991 she entered the Movement for Democratic Slovakia (HZDS). (b. 1940-)

1992-94 and 1994-98 Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Mgr. Olga Keltšová
She entered the newly re-etablished Democratic Party as press secretary, 1990-1992, 1998-2002 member of Parliament, 1990-1991 Vice-President of the Slovak National Council, 1992 expelled from Democratic Party, entered the Movement for Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), 1994-? Vice-Chairperson of HZDS, March-November 1998 Ambassador to the United Nations. (b. 1943-)

1992-93 Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Ludmilla Gadjosiková

1992-94 Deputy Minister of Environment Kornelia Risová

1993-94 Minister of Health MUDr. Irene Belohoská
MP until 2004 and from 2004 Member of the European Parliament. (b. 1948-)

1993-94 Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forests Mária Kovavcová

1993-94 State Secretary of Environment L’ubomira Zimanová

1993-94 State Secretary of Labour and Social Affairs Eva Zahradniková

1994 Deputy Premier Minister and Minister of Economic Reform Ing. Brigita Schmögnerová
1998 Presidential Candidate
1998-2002 Minister of Finance
Vice-Chairperson of Party of Democratic Left 1995-2001 and 1998 unsuccessful candidate for President of the Slovak Republic. (b. 1947-)

1994-98 Minister of Education and Science PhDr. Eva Slavkovska
Since 1990 1. Deputy Chairperson and 1993-94 Parliamentary Leader of Slovak National Party.

1995-98 State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Maria Klimova

1995-98 State Secretary of Finance Tatiana Silhankova

1995-98 Spokesperson of the Premier Minister L'udmilla Buláková

1997-98 Minister of Foreign Affairs Ing. Zdenka Kramplová
2007-08 Minister of Agriculture

Agricultural economist, editor and translator of agricultural magazines and texts, 1992-1994 advisor to the Prime Minister, 1994-1997 Head of the Government office, also former Ambassador to Canada. (b. 1957-)

Around 1997 State Secretary of Defence N.N. 

Around 1997 State Secretary of Labour N.N.

Around 1997 State Secretary of Labour N.N.

Around 1997 State Secretary of Economic Relations N.N.

Around 1997 State Secretary of Science and Technology N.N.

Until 1998 State Secretary of Finance Mrs. Silhankova

1998-2002 Minister of Administration and Privatization Ing. Mária Machová
Economist, University Assistant of trade business. (b. 1953-)

1998-2002 State Secretary of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Ing. Edit Baur
Member of the National Council of the Republic of Slovakia 1990-1998, MP 2002-04 and from 2004 Member of the European Parliament. Former Vice-Chairperson of the Party of Hungarian Coalition, SMK. (b. 1946)

1998-2002 State Secretary of Environment Dr. Zdenka Tóthová
Chairwoman of the Parliamentary Group of Green Party of Slovakia (SZS) in Slovak National Council 1990-1992, Vice-chairperson of SZS 1992-1994 and Chairwoman of the party since 1997. (b. 1956-)

2001-02 Deputy Premier in Charge of European Integration doc.Ing. Mŕria Kadlecíková
Ambassador to FAO 1993-97, and held other positions within the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. She was lecturer of Georgetown University 1991-93 and had been Vice-Rector of the Slovakian Agricultural University. (b. 1948-).

2002-06 State Secretary of Industry and Trade Eva Šimková

2002-06 State Secretary of Justice Lucia Žitňanská
2006 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice
2010-12 Minister of Justice
2016- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice
Zitnanska is f
ormer Professor at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava (b. 1964-).

2005-06 State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Magdalé Vašáryová
A former actress, Magda Vasaryova has been
Ambassador to Austria and Poland. Presidential Candidate in 1999. (b. 1949-).

2005-06 Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Dr. Iveta Radičová
2010-12 Prime Minister

2011-12 Minister of Defence
Iveta Radicova is Professor of Sociology and Political Sciences at the Comenius University in Bratislava, from 2005 Director of the Institute of Sociology at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. MP from 2006, Deputy Leader of the Democratic and Christian Union–Democratic Party 2006-09 and party leader 2010-12 and Candidate for the 2009 presidential elections and from 2010 head of a 4-party right-wing coalition. (b. 1956-).

2005-06 State Secretary of Education Dana Dorothea Mikulová

2005-06 State Secretary of Culture Ágnes Bíró
(b. 1957)

2005 State Secretary of Health Alexandra Novotna

2006-10 Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Viera Tomanova
Member of SMER-Social Democratic Party, former Director at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, now Assistant Professor at the St. Elizabeth College for Health Care and Social Work (b. 1948)

2006-10 State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Diana Štrofová

2006-10 State Secretary of Justice Anna Vitteková

2006-10 State Secretary of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Emília Kršíková

2006-10 State Secretary of Education Bibiána Obrimčáková

2009-10 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Viera Petríková
A former Judge and Supreme Court Judge from 2010.

2012-16 Minister of Health Zuzana Zvolenska
Though not a party member she is affiliated with the Social Democrats (b. 1972-)

2012- State Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Magdaléna Lacko-Bartošová

2012- State Secretary of Justice Monika Jankovská

2016- Minister of Agriculture Gabriela Matečná

2016-  State Secretary of the Interior Denisa Saková

2016- State Secretary of Justice Mária Kolíková

2016- State Secretary of Finance Dana Meager

2016- State Secretary of Health Andrea Kalavská


 

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