Science Diplomacy Officer at FECYT

With a background in Economics and Law, Leire Leguina is a seasoned project manager with over fifteen years of experience coordinating scientific, technological, and cultural projects for Spanish public institutions. Currently, she serves as the Science Diplomacy Officer at FECYT, where she focuses on strengthening science diplomacy strategies to internationalise Spain's science, technology, and innovation system. She has also managed H2020 projects related to Citizen Science and the role of the Public Sector. Previously, she worked at the Consulate General of Spain in New York, overseeing scientific activities for the Spanish research community in the USA, and at Instituto Cervantes, promoting cultural and scientific events for its global network.

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