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Ana Teresa Aranda Orozco (born January 26, 1954 in León, Guanajuato) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the National Action Party who served as Director of the DIF (the "National System for Integral Family Development") from 2000 to 2006. In January 2006 President Vicente Fox designated her Secretary of Social Development.[1]

Political careerEdit

Aranda has been an active member of the National Action Party in the state of Puebla, from 1995 to 1998 she served as the president of the PAN in that state. In 1998 she unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Puebla and in the 2000 elections she unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the Senate.


  1. ^ "Nombra Fox a Ana Teresa Aranda en la Sedesol". La Crónica de Hoy (in Spanish). 6 January 2006. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
Preceded by
Josefina Vázquez Mota
Secretary of Social Development
January 2005–November 2006
Succeeded by
Beatriz Zavala Peniche