The Info List - Geneviève Fioraso

Geneviève Fioraso
Geneviève Fioraso
is a French politician, representative of the first district of Isère
since June 2007, and a member of the Socialist Party. On 16 May 2012 she was appointed Minister for Higher Education and Research in the French government of Jean-Marc Ayrault.[1] Since 2008 she has been deputy for the Economy, Universities and Research for the City Council of Grenoble. During her previous term she was Deputy assistant for the Economy, Innovation, Trade and Craft, and First Vice-President of Metro -Agglomeration community of the Grenoble
Alpes Métropole-, in charge of economic development. Since 2003, she has been the CEO of the S.E.M. Minatec
Entreprises (public-private venture, entrusted with the marketing of high-tech building of Minatec). She also serves as Chair of the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises Grenoble, Business Administration Institute of Grenoble.


1 Origin, and Training 2 Professional and political curriculum 3 External links 4 References

Origin, and Training[edit] Born in Amiens
in 1954, the youngest of six children, Fioraso obtained her high-school diploma Baccalauréat
at the age of 16 years and married at 18. A student of Hypo-Khâgne, she continued her studies and obtained a master's degree in English, then worked as an English teacher in Amiens. In 1978 she left teaching and moved to Grenoble, where she served first as Information Officer, then managing Documentation and Press for the City of Grenoble, where she began collaborating with Hubert Dubedout, city's mayor and MP, and became his parliamentary attaché in 1983. Professional and political curriculum[edit] In 1985 she participates in the cantonal electoral campaign, alongside Michel Destot. From 1989 to 1995, she participates in the management team of Corys, a startups of the CEA. Once elected mayor of Grenoble in 1995, Michel Destot
Michel Destot
requested that she serve as his Chief of Staff, for which she followed the economy and innovation affairs in particular. From 1999 to 2001, Fioraso was director of the Agence Régionale du Numérique, a regional agency set up by the digital network of cities of the Rhône-Alpes
region. From 2001 to 2004, she was a senior marketing manager at France
Telecom, in charge of emerging markets in the social-health sector. In 2007, Genevieve Fioraso won 63.03% of the vote and defeated Alain Carignon to be elected députée -member of the French Parliament- in the First district of Isère. At the National Assembly, she is a board member of the Socialist, Radical, Citizen and various left group; member of the Committee on Economic Affairs , the Environment and Territory; and member of the Parliamentary Office for Scientific and Technological Choices[2] (OPECST, Office parlementaire d'évaluation des choix scientifiques et technologiques). External links[edit]

her job in Grenoble
(French) from: grenoble.indymedia.org Fioraso Genevieve Blog. Magazine Article in Acteurs de l'économie Official page on the site of the National Assembly


^ « Geneviève Fioraso, Ministre de la Recherche », in "Le Portail du Gouvernement", last seen 23 May 2012 ^ "Parliamentary Office for evaluation of scientific and technological options (OPECST)", official description from the Site of the National Assembly of France

Political offices

Preceded by Laurent Wauquiez Minister of Higher Education and Research 2012–2015 Succeeded by Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

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Ayrault Cabinet

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French Socialist Party

First Secretaries

Alain Savary
Alain Savary
(1969–1971) François Mitterrand
François Mitterrand
(1971–1981) Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin
(1981–1988) Pierre Mauroy
Pierre Mauroy
(1988–1992) Laurent Fabius
Laurent Fabius
(1992–1993) Michel Rocard
Michel Rocard
(1993–1994) Henri Emmanuelli
Henri Emmanuelli
(1994–1995) Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin
(1995–1997) François Hollande
François Hollande
(1997–2008) Martine Aubry
Martine Aubry
(2008–2012) Harlem Désir
Harlem Désir
(2012–2014) Jean-Christophe Cambadélis
Jean-Christophe Cambadélis

Prime Ministers

Pierre Mauroy
Pierre Mauroy
(1981–1984) Laurent Fabius
Laurent Fabius
(1984–1986) Michel Rocard
Michel Rocard
(1988–1991) Édith Cresson
Édith Cresson
(1991–1992) Pierre Bérégovoy
Pierre Bérégovoy
(1992–1993) Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin
(1997–2002) Jean-Marc Ayrault
Jean-Marc Ayrault
(2012–2014) Manuel Valls
Manuel Valls
(2014–2016) Bernard Cazeneuve
Bernard Cazeneuve

Presidential candidates

François Mitterrand
François Mitterrand
(1974) François Mitterrand
François Mitterrand
(1981) François Mitterrand
François Mitterrand
(1988) Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin
(1995) Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin
(2002) Ségolène Royal
Ségolène Royal
(2007) François Hollande
François Hollande
(2012) Benoît Hamon
Benoît Hamon

Presidential primaries

1995 2006 2011 2017

Related articles

French Section of the Workers' International Federation of the Democratic and Socialist Left Democratic and Socialist Union of the Resistance Convention of Republican Institutions Union of Clubs for the Renewal of the Left Union of Socialist Groups and Clubs

National congresses

Alfortville Congress (May 1969) Issy-les-Moulineaux Congress (July 1969) Epinay Congress (1971) Grenoble
Congress (1973) Pau Congress (1975) Nantes Congress (1977) Metz Congress (1979) Créteil Congress (January 1981) Valence Congress (October 1981) Bourg-en-Bresse Congress (1983) Toulouse Congress (1985) Lille Congress (1987) Rennes Congress (1990) Grande Arche Congress (1991) Bordeaux Congress (1992) Bourget Congress (1993) Liévin Congress (1994) Brest Congress (1997) Second Grenoble
Congress (2000) Dijon Congress (2003) Le Mans Congress
Le Mans Congress
(2005) Reims Congress
Reims Congress
(2008) Second Toulouse Congress (2012) Poitiers Congress (2015) Aubervilliers Congress
Aubervilliers Congress

Parliamentary groups

National Assembly Senate


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