Only woman appointed minister twice in Brazil, Former CEO, Excel Banco de Investimento S/A
Dorothea Werneck is a Senior Economist, with master’s degree and PhD-Abd in Economy at Boston College (1975) and has an illustrious and recognized career both in the public and private sectors with many relevant accomplishments. Dorothea was the second woman Minister in Brazil and the only woman to have been appointed minister twice in different administrations. Amongst many high ranking positions, she served as Minister of Labor in 1989 and Minister of Development, Industry, Trade, and Tourism in 1995. Most recently she served as Secretary of Economic Development at the Minas Gerais State Government.