SIPA Alumna Appointed Chilean Minister of Sports

January 23, 2018

Pauline Kantor, a journalist with a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), will become Chile's new Minister of Sports. The announcement was made by President-elect Sebastian Piñera, who will take office on March 11. Kantor, who graduated from SIPA in 1990, has worked as a reporter, writer, editor, and media consultant.

During the first government of President Piñera (2010 to 2014), Kantor was in charge of organizing the commemorative events celebrating Chile's Bicentennial as an independent republic. She also led the program "Elige Vivir Sano", which promoted healthy lifestyles among Chileans.

To read her interview with the local Chilean newspaper La Tercera, click HERE.