María Victoria Angulo González

Colombia  |  Minister of Education, Government of Colombia

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María Victoria Angulo González is the Colombian Minister of National Education since August 2018. She is a social economist with over 20 years of experience in social politics with an emphasis on education. She has worked in the Colombian public sector as an adviser to the Direction of Economic Studies at the National Planning Department and as an adviser and deputy director of Sector Development at Bogota’s District Department of Finance. Before becoming Minister of Education, Angulo served as deputy director of Management Support for Higher Education Institutions and director of Promotion of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education. Between 2011 and 2015, she was Executive Director of Fundación Empresarios por la Educación, and in 2016, the Mayor of Bogotá appointed her as the District Secretary of Education.