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Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (September 1951- ) is a Chilean politician who has served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights since 2018. A physician who has studied military strategy at university level, she served as Health Minister and Defence Minister before severing asPresident of Chile from 2006 to 2010 and 2014 to 2018 for the Socialist Party of Chile. She is the first woman to hold the Chilean presidency. After leaving the presidency in 2010 and while not immediately re-electable, she was appointed the first executive director of the newly created United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.