Biographie

Taina Bofferding was born on 22 November 1982 in Esch-sur-Alzette.

Education and qualifications

Following her secondary school education at the Lycée classique Hubert Clément in Esch-sur-Alzette, Taina Bofferding continued her studies at the Institut d'études éducatives et sociales (Institute for Educational and Social Sciences) where she obtained a diploma in 2005. She then studies sociology at the University of Trier where she graduated in social sciences in 2011.

Governmental posts

Following the legislative elections of 14 October 2018, Taina Bofferding joined the government as Minister for Home Affairs and as Minister of Equality of between Women and Men on 5 December 2018 in the coalition government formed by the Democratic Party (DP), the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) and the Green Party (déi gréng).

Other political posts

Member of the LSAP since 2004, Taina Bofferding was elected to the Chamber of Deputies following the legislative elections of 2013. She was then a member of several committees including the Commitee on Institutions and Constitutional Review, the Committee on Culture, the Commitee on Higher Education, Research, Media, Communications and Space, the Commitee for Family and Integration, the Housing Commitee and the Committee on Labor, Employment and Social Security.

At local level, Taina Bofferding was municipal councillor in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette from 2011 to 2018 and president of the LSAP section of Esch-sur-Alzette from March 2018. 

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