About Magdalena Brier López-Guerrero
Magdalena Brier is the Managing Director of ProFuturo Foundation, an education programme launched in 2016 by Telefonica Foundation and “la Caixa” Foundation to narrow the education gap in the world by providing quality digital education for children in vulnerable contexts. ProFuturo has benefited more than 11,5 million children and 450.000 teachers in 38 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.
She holds a Master’s degree in Economic Sciences from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) and an MBA from IESE Business School. She joined the Telefonica Group in August 2000 as Deputy Director of Finance and Planning for Telefonica Data. She had previously held several positions in Financing international projects and Financial Controlling within Alcatel Spain since 1989. After a period working in Financial Controlling for Telefonica Group, she joined Telefonica Foundation in November 2008 as Director of Management and Resources. In January 2019, she was promoted to Chief of Staff of the Chairman´s Office, assuming the coordination of Telefonica Foundation and ProFuturo Foundation. In June 2019, she was appointed Managing Director of ProFuturo Foundation.
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