Marlène Schiappa is a French politician, author, and women's rights activist. A prominent figure in Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, she has been serving as Secretary of State for Equality between Men and Women since May 2017. Before venturing into politics, Schiappa established a successful career as a writer and blogger, deeply involved in feminist activism. Her key accomplishments in the political arena include measures to combat sexual and gender-based violence, and her pivotal role in promoting gender equality. She’s recognized for her tireless commitment to advancing women's rights and pushing for societal changes in France.