Committed to equality

The Board of Directors of the 50a50 Association is made up of women with a high professional profile and strongly committed to gender equality and parity, who work altruistically to achieve a fairer and more equitable society, for the common good.

50a50’s honorary chairwoman is Cristina Gallach, previous director of Communications at the United Nations and highly commissioned for the Spanish’s Government’s 2030 Agenda, and is chaired by Anna Mercadé, founder and director of ODEE.

The board meets for an ordinary assembly once a month, to set work targets and organise the entity’s workload. It also holds other meet-ups and sessions according to necessity and what is currently happening. If you would like to forward any suggestions and/or queries to the board of directors, you can contact us at

Executive Committee

Cristina Gallach
Cristina GallachHigh Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda of the Government of Spain
Honorary President
Anna Mercadé i Ferrando
Anna Mercadé i FerrandoFounder and director of the ODEE of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce
Mar Gaya i Quiñonero
Mar Gaya i QuiñoneroEquality consultant and founder and CEO of Igualando
Vice President
Juliana Vilert Barnet
Juliana Vilert BarnetDirector of Organization and People of Ferrocarrils of the Generalitat de Catalunya
Vice President
Cristina Oliva i Berini
Cristina Oliva i BeriniDirector of the UPF Ciutadella Campus
Carol Daunert i Armillas
Carol Daunert i Armillas


Elizabeth Breedlove Cooney
Elizabeth Breedlove Cooney
Ariadna Belver Comín
Ariadna Belver ComínFoundress of Belver Co, Events and Real Estate
Susanna Prado Garcia
Susanna Prado GarciaDirector of Inetum in Catalonia
Esther Nin Camps
Esther Nin CampsDirector of International Legal Advice at Banco de Sabadell
Livia Paretti
Livia ParettiMember of Inmedia Solutions
Núria Bosch Sagrera
Núria Bosch SagreraVice President of the College of Pharmacists of Barcelona
Mercè Armelles Sebastià
Mercè Armelles SebastiàDepartament de Salut de la Generalitat
Gemma Roy Serrat
Gemma Roy SerratManager at Gestoria Roy Assessors
Patricia Roca i Fonollosa
Patricia Roca i FonollosaSenior consultant at KPMG


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