Iveta Radičová

Sociologist, Former Prime Minister


Professor of Sociology at Comenius University in Bratislava, Member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council, Ms. Radičová previously served as Slovakia’s Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. Prior to these positions, she was a member of the Slovak National Parliament and served as Minister of Labor, Social Affairs, and Family. In 1992, she founded the non-profit Social Policy Analysis Centre, which she headed until being appointed Director of the Slovak Academy of Science’s Institute of Sociology in 2005. Ms. Radičová received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Comenius University in Bratislava.