Si Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (ipinanganak bilang Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal noong Abril 5, 1947) ay ang ikalabing-apat na Pangulo ng Republika ng Pilipinas (Enero 20, 2001 - Hunyo 30, 2010). Siya ang ikalawang babaeng pangulo ng bansa, at anak ng dating pangulong si Diosdado Macapagal.
Isang propesor ng ekonomiks, si Arroyo ay pumasok sa pamahalaan noong 1987, na naglingkod bilang pangalawang kalihim at undersecretary ng Kagawaran ng Kalakalan at Industriya sa pag-talaga sa kanya ni Pangulong Corazon Aquino. Pagkatapos maglingkod bilang senador mula 1992 hanggang 1998, siya ay nahalal na Pangalawang Pangulo sa ilalim ni Pangulong Joseph Estrada kahit na ito ay tumakbo sa kalabang partido. Pagkatapos maakusahan si Estrada ng korupsyon, nagbitiw siya sa posisyon niya bilang gabinete bilang kalihim ng Kagawaran ng Kagalingang Panlipunan at Pagpapaunlad at sumali sa lumalaking bilang ng mga oposisyon sa Pangulo, na humarap sa paglilitis. Si Estrada ay napaalis sa pwesto sa pamamagitan ng tinatawag ng mga tagapagtaguyod nito bilang mga mapayapang demonstrasyon sa lansangan ng EDSA, ngunit binansagan namang ng mga kritiko nito bilang pagsasabwatan ng mga elitista sa larangan ng politika, negosyo, militar at ni Obispo Jaime Kardinal Sin ng Simbahang Katoliko. Si Arroyo ay pinanumpa bilang Pangulo ng noon ay Punong Mahistrado na si Hilario Davide, Jr. noong Enero 20, 2001 sa gitna ng lipon ng mga tao ng EDSA II, ilang oras bago nilisan ni Estrada ang Palasyo ng Malakanyang. Siya ay nahalal upang maupo bilang pangulo sa loob ng anim na taon noong kontrobersyal na eleksyon ng Pilipinas noong Mayo 2004, at nanumpa noon Hunyo 30, 2004.
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a Filipino politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010, as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and is currently a member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of Pampanga. She was the country's second female president (after Corazón Aquino), and the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal. Arroyo is also the first duly elected female Vice President of the Philippines.
Arroyo was a former professor of economics at Ateneo de Manila University where Benigno Aquino III was one of her students. She entered government in 1987, serving as assistant secretary and undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry upon the invitation of President Corazon Aquino. 2004 Philippine elections, and was sworn in on June 30, 2004. Following her presidency she was elected to the House of Representatives, making her the second Philippine president—after José P. Laurel—to pursue a lower office after their presidency.
After serving as a senator from 1992 to 1998, she was elected to the vice presidency under President Joseph Estrada, despite having run on an opposing ticket. After Estrada was accused of corruption, she resigned her cabinet position as Secretary of Social Welfare and Development and joined the growing opposition to the president, who faced impeachment. Estrada was soon forced from office by the EDSA Revolution of 2001, and Arroyo was sworn into the presidency by Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr. on January 20, 2001. She was elected to a full six-year presidential term in the controversial May
On November 18, 2011, Arroyo was arrested following the filing of criminal charges against her for electoral fraud. As of December 9, 2011, she is incarcerated at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage.