Vice-president of the Council of Ministers, chairman of the Social Committee of the Council of Ministers.
Born on April 15, 1963 in Oświęcim. Member of the Sejm of the V, VI, VII and VIII term.
In 1987, she graduated from the Department of Ethnography at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and two years later – post-graduate studies at the same university. In the years 1989-1995 she was a PhD student at the Faculty of Philosophy and History at the Jagiellonian University. She completed two postgraduate studies in management: in 1997 at the Warsaw School of Economics, and in 2001 at the Cracow University of Economics.
She worked in cultural institutions in Małopolska. In the years 1986-1995 she was employed at the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow. In 1998 she became the mayor of the family commune of Brzeszcze – the youngest mayor in Małopolska. In the years 1998-2002 she was also a councilor of the Oświęcim poviat. In 2002, a councilor of the regional council of the Małopolska province was elected.
In 2005, she joined the Law and Justice and was elected deputy for the fifth term from this list. The Poles trust her very much, so in every election they give her record numbers of votes. In 2005, she entered the Sejm with the best result in the Chrzanów constituency. (14,447 voters voted for it). However, in the parliamentary elections in 2015, she received the second best result in the country from the PiS lists (trusted by 96 127 voters).
In 2010, she became the vice president of Law and Justice. From November 2015 to December 2017 she was the Prime Minister. Then she took the post of deputy prime minister and chairman of the Social Committee of the Council of Ministers.