Juana Bengoa is member of the Board of Alianza por la Solidaridad, a European civil society organisation that works locally, with a global vision, and has many partnerships with communities and social organisations in different parts of the world. Working alliance
at all levels, Juana and Alianza por lo Solidaridad are therefore actively involved in Volonteurope, sharing the view that volunteering is a pathway to empowering people and to bring more community cohesion and produce active citizens engaged through solidarity links.
Juana begun her professional career working for the associative movement in Spain, later working for the Parliament and the Spanish Public Administration. She was also Executive Director of Solidaridad Internacional, one of the organisations that eventually merged into what is now Alianza por la Solidaridad.
She is now retired and enjoys spending her time engaging with voluntary activities.