The vice president of El Español Sánchez de Lara, patron of the Ortega-Marañón Foundation

Cruz Sánchez de Lara, vice president of EL ESPAÑOL, has been appointed new patron of the Ortega-Marañón Foundation, according to a note made public by this prestigious institution.

The sociologist and professor have also joined the governing body of the Foundation Agnes Alberdi, the academic of the Language Inés Fernández-Ordóñez, the academic of Moral Sciences Jaime Third and the one who was vice president of the Telefónica Foundation Emilio Gilolmo.

According to its official communication, with these appointments, the Ortega-Marañón Foundation advances with the institutional project that began with the arrival to the presidency of Gregorio Marañón and that has had, among other milestones, the strengthening of the cultural project, the rehabilitation of the headquarters of the Foundation, the expansion of training programs internationally, the declaration of Event of Exceptional Public Interest of the centenary of Western Magazine and the creation of the Madrid Oncology Network (ROM).

Gregorio Marañón has indicated: “We reinforce our governing body and, at the same time, our academic and cultural project with extraordinary professionals.” Inés Alberdi, Cruz Sánchez de Lara, Inés Fernández-Ordóñez, Jaime Terceiro and Emilio Gilolmo join the board of trustees, whose experience adds to the objectives that the institution has set itself, such as “continuing to be a benchmark institution in our field to face the challenges and transformations that our society is experiencing “, highlighted the president of the Foundation.

The Foundation’s note highlights that “Cruz Sánchez de Lara is a recognized lawyer and activist on issues related to gender violence, equality, human rights and sustainability.” He also highlights that in 2011 he founded the NGO Tribune for Human Rights that has volunteers in 14 countries.

The vice president of THE ESPAÑOL She has a diploma in Advanced Studies in International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law from the University of Washington. She is the director for Europe of IHR Legal global law firm specialized in human rights based in Washington and Geneva. She is also the editor of Enclave ODS, the vertical on Sustainable Development launched a month ago by THE SPANISH.

Ines Alberdi Alonso She is a sociologist and university professor. She was the last executive director of the United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) before its merger into UN Women. Awarded with the 2019 National Prize for Sociology and Political Science, she has been a deputy of the Madrid Assembly. He was part of the Board of Trustees of the Ortega-Marañón Foundation until 2016.

Inés Fernández-Ordoñez She is a professor of Spanish Language at the Autonomous University of Madrid and a member of the Royal Spanish Academy. He is a specialist in current and historical dialectology of Spanish and is interested above all in grammatical variation. He directs the Oral and Sound Corpus of Rural Spanish, which he has formed with the collaboration of successive generations of students.

Jaime Terceira Lomba He has been a professor of Economic Analysis at the Complutense University since 1980. He has been executive president of Caja Madrid, general director of Banco Hipotecario de España, director of Unión Fenosa y Sogecable, full member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences and author of different reference works in their field. He was part of the Board of Trustees of the Ortega-Marañón Foundation until 2016.

Emilio Gilolmo He studied Law at the Complutense University of Madrid and subsequently entered the Diplomatic School of Spain. He has held positions of high responsibility at Banco Urquijo and Telefónica as director of Public Affairs and Institutional Relations for Latin America, president of Telefónica Chile and vice president of Fundación Telefónica. He was part of the Board of Trustees of the Ortega-Marañón Foundation until 2016.

The José Ortega y Gasset-Gregorio Marañón Foundation (FOM) is a private non-profit institution, inspired by the liberal spirit and the intellectual legacy of its holders -the philosopher José Ortega y Gasset and the doctor Gregorio Marañón y Posadillo-, as well as the relevance that these distinguished personalities had for society of his time. The FOM is the result of the merger in 2010 of the José Ortega y Gasset and Gregorio Marañón foundations (established in 1978 and 1988, respectively). Its work is aimed at promoting culture, training and research, as well as creating a space for plural and independent thought within the fields of social sciences, humanities and health sciences.

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