Asma Chaabi

Asma Chaabi (born 1962 in Kenitra, Morocco) is a Moroccan politician. A member of the Party of Progress and Socialism, she is the first woman ever elected mayor in Morocco in history. She has been mayor of the city of Essaouira since 2003.[1]

Asma Chaabi
Born1962 (age 57–58)
Alma materUniversity of Westminster
Known forthe first woman ever elected mayor in Morocco in history
Parent(s)Miloud Chaabi
RelativesMohcine Chaabi
Mohamed Chaabi

She is the daughter of businessman Miloud Chaabi, the president of Ynna Holding. She graduated from the University of Westminster in London in 1985.


  1. ^ Grauman, Brigid (29 March 2009). "The timeless appeal of an ancient Moroccan port". Providence Journal. Retrieved 14 March 2010.