Ana Peláez Narváez, blind from birth, was born in Spain in 1966.

She holds degrees in Science of Education and Psychology from Seville University, and a Master’s Degree in Special Needs for People with Disabilities and PhD courses at Salamanca University.

She is currently Executive Councillor for International Relations and External Development in the Spanish National Organisation of the Blind (ONCE), Executive Vice-President of the CERMI Women’s Foundation, and European Disability Forum Vice-President and Chairperson of its Women’s Committee.

She served as a member of the UNCRPD Committee from 2009 to 2016 and as Board member of the European Women’s Lobby from 2010 to 2014.

Ana’s working languages are Spanish, English and French.

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