Doctor Carmen Parra Rodríguez holds a PhD in Law from the University of Barcelona (UB), Master in European law from the Free University of Brussels (ULB), Director of the Department of Economics Solidarity Abat Oliba CEU University (UAO), Director Master in Communication and Management of Social Solidarity Economy (UAO). She has published books in the area of international law and the social and solidarity economy. Member of university networks specializing in the social economy. She is adviser to the regional government of Catalonia on social programs and she has received several awards for her work in support of the fight against social exclusion through employment.
Currently has participated in a Program to empowerment women in communities in South America (México, Bolivia, Perou) through the creation of social enterprises.