Karen Poniachik was a Chilean journalist and politician who served as Mining Minister in the first government of President Michelle Bachelet. She died today at the age of 57.
Who was Karen poniachik
Poniachik was born in Santiago, Chile on April 20, 1965. Her grandparents were Jews who had emigrated from Romania and Poland to escape Nazi persecution in the early 1930s. Once in Chile, they started their own businesses, including Industrial, textile and financial enterprises. Poniachik’s father was a successful entrepreneur who also became involved in various philanthropic endeavors.
Her mother was a housewife who later decided to study interior design after having four children. Poniachik herself studied economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile before embarking on a career in banking. She has since held various positions within the Chilean banking system and is currently the Executive Vice President of one of the country’s largest banks. Poniachik is married with two children and is fluent in Spanish, English, and French.
How did she die ?
Karen Poniachik, a well-respected journalist and former Minister of Mining during the first administration of Michelle Bachelet, has died at the age of 57. Journalist Patricia Politzer confirmed the news on her twitter
What was her cause of death
At the age of 35, Karen Poniachik was diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately, she was able to beat the disease with successful radiation treatment. However, her doctor recommended that she wait 5 or 6 years before becoming a mother.
This is because pregnancy can cause the tumor to reactivate. Although the exact cause of death has not been officially released, we are trying to reach out to the family to know the cause of her death as soon as we get the information we will update on the page so keep checking