Green Social Summit 2023.
Executive director of Salud por Derecho
Vanessa López is co-founder and executive director of Salud por Derecho, a non-profit foundation dedicated to globally defending the right to health through research, awareness-raising and advocacy. Based in Spain, from where the organization works at European and global level, Salud por Derecho focuses its work on the universal access to health services and affordable medicines, global health, the fight against HIV and poverty related diseases, the right to health of undocumented migrants and the mitigation of climate change and its drivers to protect human health.
Vanessa holds a degree in Social Psychology from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a Master’s Degree in International Cooperation for Development from Comillas Pontifical University, after which she co-founded Salud por Derecho in 2004.