Ruth Zavaleta Salgado
Latin America and the Caribbean Political and Public Leadership
Global Leadership Awards
Some politicians use periods of upheaval to pursue their own political interests. When Mexico’s democracy was in danger, Ruth Zavaleta Salgado, one of the founders of Mexico’s Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), did the opposite. She supported of the rule of law, risking her political career for the good of her country.
In 2006, Felipe Calderó