|Prime Minister of Peru|
22 July 2014 – 2 April 2015
|Preceded by||René Cornejo|
|Succeeded by||Pedro Cateriano|
|Minister of Labor and Promotion of Employment|
24 February 2014 – 22 July 2014
|Prime Minister||René Cornejo|
|Preceded by||Nancy Laos Cáceres|
|Succeeded by||Fredy Otárola|
|Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations|
11 December 2011 – 24 February 2014
|Prime Minister||Salomon Lerner|
|Preceded by||Aída García Naranjo|
|Succeeded by||Carmen Omonte|
|Member of Congress|
26 July 2011 – 26 July 2016
|Born||11 May 1968|
|Political party||Nationalist Party|
|Peru Wins (2010–present)|
|Alma mater||St Aloysius Gonzaga National|
She studied Law and Political Science at the Saint Aloysius Gonzaga National University in Ica. Likewise, the Master of Law studies, with a mention in Civil and Commercial Law, culminated in the Graduate School of the same university. She has a PhD in Law.
In 1998, she began to practice as a notary public in Ica. She was secretary of the Mutual Fund of Peruvian Notaries (2000–2001), member of the Advisory Council of the Zone XI Registry Office (2002–2003) and Vice Dean of the College of Notaries of Ica (2005–2006).
In 2006, she ran unsuccessfully for Congresswoman for Ica under Union for Peru and a few months later, Jara ran for Governor of Ica, placing third. Five years later, Ana Jara was elected congresswoman, representing the Nationalist-dominated Peru Wins. She was member of the Board of Directors and of the Permanent Commission of the Congress of the Republic, of the Audit and Justice Commissions and secretary of the Housing Commission. Likewise, he served as president of the Foreign Relations Commission.
On 11 December 2011, upon assuming the second ministerial cabinet of President Ollanta Humala chaired by Óscar Valdés, she was sworn in as Minister of Women and Social Development until 2014. On 21 January 2012, her office was renamed the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations.
On 24 February 2014, she became Minister of Labor and Employment Promotion of Peru in a renewed cabinet whose presidency was assumed by René Cornejo.
On 26 August, after two unsuccessful attempts, Jara and her ministerial cabinet obtained the vote of confidence from the Congress of the Republic.
On 20 March 2015, the opposition in Congress presented a motion of censure against the prime minister due to the intelligence service spying on politicians, business leaders, and journalists. This motion was debated on the 30th of the same month, being censored by Congress with 72 votes in favor and 42 against, and due to this she had to resign from office.
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