Sonia Guillen Oneeglio was on Saturday afternoon sworn in by President Martin Vizcarra as the new Culture Minister of Peru.
Guillen is a bioarchaeologist graduated from the National University of San Marcos in Peru and the University of Michigan in the United States.
The dignitary holds a PhD and worked at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru on the coordination of the Master's Degree Program in Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaeology.
Guillen has also experience in the public sector, as she served as Director General of Museums and Deputy Culture Minister.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at Lima-based Government Palace at 4:00 p.m. (9:00 p.m. GMT).