Anne Hidalgo became the first woman to be elected Mayor of Paris in April 2014. She is a former labour inspector and joined the Socialist Party in 1994. In 1997, she joined the cabinet of Martine Aubry, Minister for Employment and National Solidarity at the time. As First Deputy to Bertrand Delanoë, Mayor of Paris for 13 years, she headed the list of the Paris Left in its successes in the regional elections of 2004 and 2010. The Mayor of Paris is currently President of the AIMF, President- of C40, Co-President of the UCLG and First Vice-President of the Greater Paris Metropolitan Area.