Minister of State for Digitization
Dorothee Bär was born in Bamberg in 1978. The political scientist has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2002. From 2009 to 2013, she was spokeswoman for the CDU/CSU parliamentary group on family affairs, senior citizens, women and youth in the Bundestag and deputy secretary general of the CSU. Dorothee Bär has been deputy chairwoman of the CSU party since 2017, chairwoman of the CSU Network Council since 2010 and chairwoman of the CSUnet since 2011. From 2013 to 2018 she was Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. Dorothee Bär has been Minister of State at the Federal Chancellor's Office since 2018 and the Federal Government Commissioner for Digitisation.