Mónica Oltra

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Mónica Oltra Jarque (Valencian: [ˈmonika ˈɔltɾa])[1][a] is a Spanish politician; currently vice president, spokesperson and minister for Equality and Inclusive Policies of the Valencian government.

Mónica Oltra
Mònica Oltra 2015.jpg
Co-spokesperson of Compromís
(alongside Enric Morera)
Assumed office
Spokesperson of Compromís
at Corts Valencianes
In office
Preceded byGlòria Marcos
Succeeded byEnric Morera
Spokesperson of Valencian People's Initiative
In office
Succeeded byPaco García Latorre
Mireia Mollà i Herrera
Miquel Real Antequera
Deputy at Corts Valencianes
Assumed office
First Vice president of the Generalitat Valenciana
Assumed office
Preceded byJosé Císcar
Minister for Equality and Inclusive Policies of Generalitat Valenciana
Assumed office
Preceded byAsunción Sánchez Zaplana [es]
Spokesperson of the Generalitat Valenciana
Assumed office
Preceded byMaría José Català
Personal details
Born (1969-12-20) 20 December 1969 (age 50)
Neuss, Western Germany
Political partyIdPV-Compromís

Mónica Oltra has served as one of the main leaders[2] of the political party Valencian People's Initiative (IdPV) and of Coalició Compromís (Commitment Coalition), a coalition which she has represented in the Valencian parliament,[3] representing the province of Valencia, since 2007. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Valencia. Alongside being a politician, she also works as a lawyer.


  1. ^ Her first name is sometimes given as Mònica [ˈmɔnika], which is the usual form of this name in Catalan.


  1. ^ "Jo sempre he escrit el meu nom amb accent tancat. Perquè el meu nom m'agrada amb accent tancat, tal com sona. Si et dius Katerine no t'agrada que et diguen Catalina. Doncs jo sóc Mónica amb accent tancat." (in Catalan). Vilaweb. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  2. ^ Los líderes de Compromís, atentos a “las formas de vida de la gente”, El País, 12 January 2015
  3. ^ El PP suspenderá un mes como diputada a Mònica Oltra, El País, 5 June 2014