PES Women President
PES Women President. Member of the Hungarian Parliament.
Former Member of the European Parliament vice-chair of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in the 2004-2009 term, member of the Committee on Regional Development between 2009-2014 and also substitute in the Committee on Transport and Tourism in the last term.
After finishing the University of Economic Sciences in Budapest, Zita Gurmai worked in the private sphere, in numerous companies. She finally turned to politics in 1995, becoming the chargé d’affaires of the Women’s Organisation of the Hungarian Socialist Party, that she has been chairing since 2001. She became vice-chair of the Socialist International in 1999 and 2003 until 2008. She has benn member of the Hungarian Parliament between 2002 and 2004 and from April 2018 to date.