Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities

New Minister for Social Development and Inclusion appointed in Perú


Cayetana Aljovín Gazzani, assumed as head of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) in formal ceremony held at the corporate headquarters in the district of San Isidro. During his speech, the minister Aljovín Gazzani thanked his predecessor Paola Bustamante for work done in the sector and all officers who have given their effort to the goals achieved. The head of MIDIS noted that it is necessary to continue successful social programs. "We have to keep reaching people who really need social programs and give the opportunity to thousands of families to become more productive" she said.

"I express my commitment to the sector," the official said while mentioning that she will implement an open door policy, reaffirming the importance of teamwork in achieving the objectives. In turn, the former Minister Paola Bustamante highlighted the work of each of the members of employees, directors and collaborators MIDIS that allowed the sector to be recognized both domestically and internationally as a leader in social policy.

Who is Cayeta Aljovín?

Cayetana has a long career with 20 years of experience in the private and public sector, in addition to communications and institutional relations. She studied law at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.

In 1993 she was Project Coordinator Support Institute, which was responsible for the "Support for the Congress" project. She held this position until 1995, year in which she began his career as a professor at the Faculty of Law at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (which exert until 2001, but would return in 2012 to the present). She also serves as a teacher at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, National University of San Marcos and the University of San Martin de Porres.

In 1996 She was responsible for the development of projects to strengthen the electoral system of Perú in the International Foundation of Electoral Processes. That same year became consultant and member of the Technical Secretariat of State Modernization within the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and exerted this position until 1998. He was also a member of the Telecommunications Privatization Committee in Promotion Commission Private Investment at the same time.

In 1998, Aljovín took the post of Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and was a member of the board at the Office of State Institutions and Agencies. A year later, she took over as Director of Regulatory Affairs in "Bellsouth Peru". In 2000 leaves the company to become partner of the lawyers firm Miranda & Amado.

In addition, from 2004 to 2006 was host of "Radio Programas del Peru", and resume again in 2012 to the present.

She was vicepresident of "ProMujer Peru" (2005 to 2011). In addition, in 2006 she worked as a consultant in both the Council Presidency Ministroscomo in Nextel del Peru S.A. In August of that year he took over as deputy minister of Communications at the Ministry of Transport and Communications. In addition, in 2009 she was Executive Director in "ProInversión," where she was responsible for promoting investment and improve the investment climate in Peru, as well as implementing national policy of concessions and public-private partnerships.

Finally, she was driving on the television channel "Panamericana Television" from 2010 to 2011, the year he became the President of the Communications Committee of the National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy. She was CEO of Llorente & Cuenca, and in July assumed as Minister of Development and Social Inclusion in the government of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.