Anabella Azín

Annabella Emma Azín Arce (born 30 May 1961) is an Ecuadorian politician, doctor of medicine, and wife of Álvaro Noboa she has four children.[1] She is the president of the Crusade for a New Humanity Foundation, caring for those afflicted by disease for over 20 years.[2] She has participated in protest marches against the government of Rafael Correa.[3]

Anabella Azín
9 October 2022
National Congress of Ecuador
(Province of Guayas)
In office
Ecuadorian Constituent Assembly
In office
Personal details
Annabella Emma Azín Arce

(1961-05-30) 30 May 1961 (age 61)
Political partyPRIAN
SpouseÁlvaro Noboa
OccupationPolitician and physician

Azín has been a member of the National Congress of Ecuador for Guayas Province and a member of the Ecuadorian Constituent Assembly, both times representing the Institutional Renewal Party of National Action. She was a binomial candidate for the office of Vice President of Ecuador with her husband in the Ecuadorian presidential elections of 2009[4] and 2013.[5]


Virgilio Saquicela and Marcela Holguín presenting an award in Guayaquil to Azin's foundation, 9 Oct 2022

Azín was born on 30 May 1961, the first of three daughters to Giorgio Azín and Grecia Arce. She obtained a doctorate in medicine from the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil.[4]

Azín hosted the 2015 Ecuador Fashion Week on 17 September and received gifts from CN Modelos and Karla Benítz. She accepted the invitation of Cecilia Niemes, director of Ecuador Fashion Week, to host the venue after Azín completed her master's degree.[3]

Azín has campaigned for the creation of a successor to the political party PRIAN.[6][7]

On 9 October 2022 she was given a national award by Virgilio Saquicela and Marcela Holguín. The award was for the Crusade for a New Humanity Foundation which she chairs.[8]


  1. ^ "24 diputadas representan a 9 partidos en el Congreso". El Comercio (in Spanish). 18 February 2007. Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Foundation". Crusade for a New Humanity Foundation. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b Paucar, Elena (17 September 2015). "Anabella Azín, de la política a las pasarelas". El Comercio (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Anabella Azín: La compañera de vida y papeleta de Noboa". El Universo (in Spanish). 20 April 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Anabella Azín Arce". El Universo (in Spanish). 26 December 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Anabella Azín dialogará con todos los partidos". El Telégrafo (in Spanish). 13 November 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Ha muerto Giorgio Azín, el papá de Anabella". La República (in Spanish). 13 November 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Presidente de la Asamblea llama a la unidad en la sesión en la que se rindió homenaje a Guayaquil". El Universo (in Spanish). 9 October 2022. Retrieved 10 October 2022.