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Associate Professor – University of A Coruña
Marta Rey-Garcia is associate professor of the School of Economics and Business of the University of A Coruña (UDC), Spain. Since 2011 she has been the director of the Inditex Chair of Social Responsibility at the University of A Coruña and of its Postgraduate Course on Social Responsibility and Innovation. Her research interests focus on the governance and management of civil society and nonprofit organizations (particularly foundations), philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, social innovation and nonprofit marketing. She has participated in several national (e.g. Instituto de Análisis Estratégico de Fundaciones (INAEF) of the Spanish Association of Foundations 2009-2011 as PI) and EU-funded research projects on those issues (e.g. ongoing ITSSOIN – Social Innovation and Civic Engagement, EC 7th Framework Programme (2014-2017). She has been USIA visiting scholar at the American University in Washington, D.C.; research fellow of the Salzburg Seminar-Fulbright program, the Harvard Kennedy School, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, and Suffolk University in Boston; and visiting faculty at the International MBA Program of Madrid’s Instituto de Empresa.
Further information and recent publications can be found at her website: http://www.gcd.udc.es/mrey
Luis I. Alvarez-González
Associate Professor - University of Oviedo
Luis I. Álvarez-González is an associate professor of Marketing at the School of Economics and Business at the University of Oviedo (Spain). His research focuses on nonprofit management, particularly marketing. Among others, he has been collaborator researcher at: “Institute for Strategic Analysis of Foundations (INAEF)”, an applied research initiative launched in late 2009 by the Spanish Association of Foundations (AEF), which mission is to generate and disseminate useful knowledge about the organizational features and socioeconomic impact of Spanish charitable, non-profit foundations, with a strong emphasis on sustainability of data gathering and international comparability; and “Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation (ITSSOIN) Project (7th FP of the EU)” for investigating the impact of the Third Sector and civic engagement on society, which goes beyond their economic benefits or the natural virtue of caring for others.