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member of the European Parliament

Marlene Lenz, German member European Parliament. member federal executive committee Women Organisation, 1972-1979, chairman European section, since 1979; member executive committee, since 1978.

Background

Lenz, Marlene was born on July 4, 1932 in Berlin. Daughter of Otto and Marieliese (Pohl) L. Certified translator University Heidelberg, 1954. Officer, European Community, Brussels, 1957.

Education

Director womens affairs Christian Democratic Union, Bonn, Germany, general secretary Women's Organization, 1963-1972, member federal executive committee Women Organisation, 1972-1979, chairman European section, since 1979. General secretary European Union of Women, 1967-1973, vice president executive committee, 1975-1981, chairman political commission, since 1981. Secretary Inquiry Commission on Woman and Society, German Parliament, 1977-1979.

Founder Union Christian Democratic Women, 1978, member executive committee, since 1978.

Career

Member, Cabinet of Jean Rey, Commission of the European Community, 1957. Member, Christian Democratic Union Women's Association, Bonn, 1963-1972. Secretary-General, European Union of Women, 1967-1973, Pres, of Political Committee, 198I-.

Scientific assistant Bundestag research committee on Women and Society, 1977-1979. Av founder, Christian Union of Democratic Women, 1978, current mem of management committee. President, CDU/CSU European Women Section since 1979.

Member of the European Parliament, since 1979, President, Committee for Women's Rights, European Pari 1984-1987. Contributor/associate, various European organisations in Paris and Bonn, 1954-1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Der Weg der Frau in die Politik, 6 editions, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 1988.

    • Die europaischen Parteien der Mitte. Der Weg der Frau in die Politik.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Member federal executive committee Women Organisation, 1972-1979, chairman European section, since 1979. Member executive committee, since 1978.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Human rights, Latin America, women’s issues.

Connections

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father:
Otto Cert

mother:
Marieliese (Pohl) L. Cert