Delfina Gómez Álvarez

Delfina Gómez Álvarez
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Senator of the Congress of the Union
from the State of Mexico
First Formula
Assumed office
1 September 2018
Serving with Higinio Martínez Miranda and Juan Manuel Zepeda Hernández
Deputy to the Congress of the Union
from the 38th district of the State of Mexico
Municipal President of Texcoco
In office
2013–2015
Succeeded byHiginio Martínez Miranda[1]
Personal details
Born (1962-11-15) 15 November 1962 (age 55)
Texcoco de Mora, State of Mexico, Mexico
Political partyMorena
Alma materUniversidad Pedagógica Nacional
OccupationTeacher

Delfina Gómez Álvarez (born 15 November 1962) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the National Regeneration Movement (Morena). She will serve as a senator from the State of Mexico in the LXIV Legislature of the Mexican Congress. She also has served as a federal deputy, mayor and gubernatorial candidate.[2]

Early life and academia

Gómez was born in Texcoco and began her adult life as a teacher in the State of Mexico education system. In 1986, she earned her degree in Primary Education from the National Pedagogic University, which she paid for by caring for another family's three children;[3] this was followed by master's degrees in pedagogy (in 1994) and in education (in 2001, from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education); additionally, she was active in the SMSEM union for state teachers. She directed the private Columbia School between 1991 and 1996. In 1998, she was named assistant deputy director of projects in the state Secretariat of Education; four years later, she became a school director,[2] facing off against one of her colleagues to see who would be named director of the Nezahualcóyotl public school in the center of Texcoco, winning more than half of the 36 votes cast.[3]

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