Emilienne De Leon Aulina
Born in Paris with a Spanish and Mexican anarchist heritage, Emilienne has over 20 years of experience working as a supporter and consultant of local and international human rights and women’s rights organizations. From 2000-2009 she served as the Executive Director of the Mexican Women’s Fund: Semillas. As the Executive Director of Semillas, Emilienne contributed to a very significant growth of the fundraising and grant making of this organization and to the establishment of its endowment. Her most outstanding achievement was to promote a culture of philanthropy in Mexico and to contribute to the founding of a local network of both individual (Red MIM) and corporate donors. Emilienne has served in various local and international Boards during her career, including INWF’s Board as a Co-Chair from 2005-2007. She also served in the Boards of: Movimiento Ciudadano por la Democracia (1998-2005), Women’s Funding Network (2001-2008), and REMISOC (2010).