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Vilma Morales

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Professional affiliation

Former President, Supreme Court of Honduras

Full Biography

Vilma Morales is a lawyer and the first woman to serve as the President of the Supreme Court of Justice in Honduras. During her time as President, Morales initiated reforms to create a more moderate and transparent judicial body. In 2010, she was head of Honduras’ National Commission of Banks and Insurance (CNBS), and she is currently part of the Honduran Institute of Social Security (IHSS). In recent years, Morales has been Legal Advisor to the Secretary of Finance and to the Honduran Telecommunications Company (Hondutel). She attended the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH), where she graduated as an Attorney and Notary Public and specialized in Commercial Arbitration and Business Management.