Marlène Schiappa

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Marlène Schiappa
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Secretary of Equality between the women and the men
Assumed office
17 May 2017
PresidentEmmanuel Macron
Prime MinisterÉdouard Philippe
Preceded byLaurence Rossignol
Personal details
Born (1982-11-18) 18 November 1982 (age 36)
Paris, France
Political partyLa République En Marche!
Cédric Brugière (m. 2009)
Children2 daughters

Marlène Schiappa (born 18 November 1982) is a French politician serving as the Secretary of Equality between women and men in the Philippe Government since 17 May 2017.[1][2][3]

Education and diplomas[edit]

She was educated at Lycée Claude Bernard high school. She studied Geography at La Sorbonne, but dropped out university the first year.[4][better source needed] She took evening class in communications and earned a bachelor degree in Communication at Université de Grenoble.[4][better source needed]


In 2007, she became an assistant in charge of monitoring new media at the Euro RSCG agency, also in 2007 she founded the webzine Les Pasionarias webzine. Shiappa went on to found a web production agency; was the founding president of the blog then social medium Maman travaille (working mothers) (2008). From 2014 to 2017 she held the position of Deputy Mayor of the city of Mans, Delegate to Equality. In 2014 she Co-founded the Movement of French Elected for Equality (MEFE), was Community Advisor of Le Mans metropolis. From 2016-17, Shiappa was delegate to technological innovation and to the economic attractiveness of the territory, and in 2016 acted as collaborator with Laurence Rossignol (Minister of Families, Childhood and Woman's rights). Also in 2016-17, she was delegate to Département de la Sarthe and Manager of Equality between women and men division in the political pavement La République En Marche!, Member of the national Investiture Committee of La République En Marche!. Since 2017, she has held the position of Secretary of Equality between the women and the men.

Personal life[edit]

Schiappa identifies as a sapiosexual.[5]


  1. ^ "Marlène Schiappa, une blogueuse militante aux droits des femmes". 13 January 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  2. ^ Geoffroy Clavel Chef du service politique du HuffPost. "Qui est Marlène Schiappa, la secrétaire d'Etat chargée de l'Egalité entre les hommes et les femmes du gouvernement Édouard Philippe". Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ 02 minutes (1 January 1991). "Marlène Schiappa, secrétaire d'Etat à l'Egalité homme-femme". Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Marlène Schiappa", Wikipédia (in French), 19 August 2019, retrieved 21 August 2019
  5. ^ Rose, Hilary (12 August 2019). "'Sapiosexual' Marlène Schiappa prefers intelligence to looks? Oh là là". The Times. Retrieved 7 September 2019.