Mireya Moscoso: President, Panama, 1999-2004
Mireya Moscoso was the President of Panama from 1999 to 2004, representing the Arnulfista Party. She was Panama’s first female president. Moscoso has an interior design diploma from Miami-Dade Community College in the United States, and she is the widow of former President Arnulfo Arias. She ran on a campaign to reduce poverty, improve education, and slow down the country’s privatization process.