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Maria Palomares Arenas

Conference reports Maria Palomares Arenas 6 June 2022

Who is talking in our name?

This year, the annual gathering of European Foundations was so special. It was the first one by Philea after the convergence of EFC and DAFNE, the first one that felt as big as pre-pandemic events, …

Conference reports Maria Palomares Arenas 26 October 2021

The urgency of the opportunities

The Wien Conference has been my third EFC Conference, after Warsaw and Paris. Everything has changed in these years. I have changed, after 10 years working in Calala Women’s Fund, I’m starting to feel more …

Opinion 1 Maria Palomares Arenas 7 March 2013

Philanthropy in Spain… but… does that exist?

I have only recently started working at Calala, the first women’s fund to be created in Spain, and I have to admit that entering this world has been quite a discovery for me. I come …