The Foundation

Educating better people for a better world
The people who work in the day to day life of the foundation

Putting their hearts into it

Management Team

María Díaz De La Cebosa

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

President since 1998 of the American University a CIS University, founded in Madrid in 1981

President and co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños since 1995 and of the International Studies Foundation since 2007.

Alfonso Barral

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR USA

Director of Business Development at CIS University in charge of the commercial office in Miami.

Nuria Sánchez Díaz

FOUNDATIONS COORDINATOR

Assistant to the President. CIS University

Co- Founder and Secretary of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños in 1995.

Coordinator of Foundations (Fundación International Studies, International Studies Foundation USA, NGO Cruzada por los Niños and Fundación RFK Human Rights Spain).

Stewart Merritt

DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS

Currently developing cross-cultural exchanges between Spain and Native American tribes in California.

Professor of Literary Studies and Academic Writing at CIS University

He holds a Master's degree in Bilingual Education from the University of Alcalá (UAH) and in American Studies from the Complutense University of Madrid. He is currently pursuing a PhD in North American Studies at UAH.

Patronato

María Díaz De La Cebosa

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

President since 1998 of the American University a CIS University, founded in Madrid in 1981

President and co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños since 1995 and of the International Studies Foundation since 2007.

Gaspar Cienfuegos-Jovellanos

VICE PRESIDENT

Presidente y fundador de Professional Water & Partners

More than 30 years of professional activity in the water and environment sector, occupying different positions in Canal de Isabel II, including positions as Financial Director, Director of Corporate Development and Managing Director.

Co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños in 1995.

Jaime Enseñat Benlliure

VICE PRESIDENT

Practicing lawyer since 1982

Secretary of the Presidency Council of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Spain.

Honorary Consul of Gambia, and Founding Member and former President of the Rotary Club of Madrid.

Jesús Díaz De La Cebosa

VICEP RESIDENT

Coach. CIS University

Member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Counselor and professor at the Escuela Superior "IM" (International Management), and the American university CIS University.

Chief Executive Officer of the Effiwater Group, and has been Manager until 2010 of Agua Eficiente, one of the companies of the group.

Co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños in 1995.

Diego Sánchez De León Fernández-Alfaro

VOCAL

Director of the High Performance Center. President of Accenture Human Management Solutions.

Vice President of Netpersonas, Accenture HR.

Advisory board member of Sagardoy Abogados and board member of Audelco.

Former partner of Accenture and Head of the Talent Division.

Beatriz Barraca Mairas

VOCAL

Member of the International Studies Foundation since 2007.

Director of Communications at CIS University

Co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños in 1995.

Carmen Díaz De La Cebosa

VOCAL

Member of the International Studies Foundation since 2007.

Director of Institutional Relations of CIS University

Co-founder of the NGO Cruzada por los Niños in 1995.

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