Barça Foundation co-hosts 13th EFDN Conference

17 May 2019

Barça Foundation co-hosts 13th EFDN Conference

Barça Foundation is using football as a tool for development for 25 years and will co-host the 13th EFDN Conference on the 19th and 20th of November 2019. 

The foundation celebrates its anniversary this year. It delivers programmes on education, social inclusion, social innovation and violence prevention not only in Barcelona and Catalonia but also worldwide. Barça Foundation will inform in particular about its partnerships with other NGO’s and foundations. Furthermore, Barça Foundation will participate in one of the panel discussions on the main stage which will be about cooperation and partnerships with grassroots clubs. Yolanda Antin will be one of the speakers representing Barça Foundation at the 13th EFDN Conference.

Yolanda Antin – Barça Foundation

Yolanda Antin has more than 20 years of experience in the social and academic world. BA in Philology, History and Social Policy of the Middle East from the University of Barcelona (Spain), and MA in Philosophy, Religion and Social Policy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), she obtained a Postgraduate in Publishing of Scientific Texts by the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona(Spain) and has also been trained in Project Management and Human Resources.

Her professional career has been developed in the Research Centre for International Health of Barcelona (CRESIB) at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and at Doctors Without Borders Spain. She is currently Coordinator of Partnerships and Collaborations at Barça Foundation, where she is involved since 2009, work that she combines with the internship plans of the students of different disciplines and universities.