Mariya Gabriel

Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, European Commission

Mariya Gabriel is European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport. She was European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society (2017-2019) and was elected as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in 2009, 2014 and 2019. She is First Vice-President of the European People’s Party (EPP), and, since 2012, Vice-President of EPP Women. Commissioner Gabriel is a board member of the United Nations youth programme Generation Unlimited (GenU). She has been ranked among the 50 most influential women in Europe in the field of cybersecurity by the leading European cybersecurity magazine SC Media UK (2019). She holds a Master’s degree in political sciences and international relations from the Institute of Political Studies (Bordeaux), and a Bachelor’s degree in Bulgarian and French Languages from “Paisii Hilendarski” University (Plovdiv).

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