Laura Chinchilla Miranda is a political scientist who served as the first woman President of the Republic of Costa Rica from 2010 to 2014 after serving in various other public service roles, including Vice President of Costa Rica, Minister of Public Security, President of the National immigration Board and the National Drug Council. Currently, former President Chinchilla resides in Washington DC, where she is a member of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council, teaches at Georgetown University and serves as Co-Chair of the Inter-American Dialogue.