Edit Bauer was born in 1946 in Šamorín. She graduated from University of Economy in Bratislava. She was SMK’s deputy in the Slovak parliament between 1990 and 1998 and from 1998 to 2002 she served as the state secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family. Since 2004 she has been a deputy in the EP, where she is a member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and the Delegation for Relations with the Countries of South Asia.
Political affiliation: Party of Hungarian Coalition – SMK (member of the European People’s Party and European Democrats in the EP)