Shen Yueyue

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Shen Yueyue (Chinese: 沈跃跃; born January 1957) is a Chinese politician, former regional official, and is the current President of the All-China Women's Federation, and a Vice-Chairwoman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee. In her early career she served in Zhejiang province, before going to Anhui province and later the Central Organization Department.

Biography[edit]

Born in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, She started working in April 1977 as a clerk at a local food store. From June 1978 to July 1980, she studied at Ningbo Normal College, majoring in mathematics. She joined the Communist Party of China in September, 1981. After that, she became a teacher at Ningbo 7th High School, and deputy secretary of Communist Youth League committee of the school. In August, 1983, Shen was elevated to vice secretary of CYL Ningbo committee and became the secretary a year later. In November 1986, Shen became the vice secretary of CYL Zhejiang committee, and was promoted to secretary in November 1991.

In March 1993, she was appointed as Deputy Party Secretary Hangzhou, the provincial capital. In February 1997, she became the secretary of CPC Shaoxing committee. In December 1998, Shen was elevated to the Zhejiang Provincial Party Standing Committee (sub-provincial rank), and vice director of organization department of Zhejiang. She became the director of organization department in January, 1999. From June, 2001 to November, 2002, Shen served as vice secretary of CPC Anhui committee. From November 2002, she has served as vice director of Central Organization Department of CPC. She was also the vice Minister of Personnel from April, 2003 till the abolishment of the Ministry in 2007. Between July 2007 and April 2013, Shen served as the Executive Deputy Head of the Organization Department of Communist Party of China.[1] In March 2013, she was named Vice-Chairman of the National People's Congress, joining the ranks of "party and state leaders". In May 2013 she became the President of the All-China Women's Federation.[2]

Shen was an alternate member of 15th and 16th Central Committees of the Communist Party of China, and was a full member of 17th and 18th Central Committees.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Zhao Hongzhu
Executive Deputy Head of the
Organization Department of the Communist Party of China

2007–2013
Succeeded by
Chen Xi
Civic offices
Preceded by
Chen Zhili
President of the All-China Women's Federation
2013–
Incumbent