Leticia Díez Sánchez


Leticia Diez Sanchez NEWI have a background in law, political science and political economy. I am based in Florence but have lived in Bristol, London, Brussels, Luxembourg and New York. My main interests are EU law, inequality in Europe and the interaction between both.

Thanks to FutureLab Europe I have broadened my horizons and seen the practical side of policy-making. I have become more aware of how certain collectives and interests are disadvantaged at both the national and the European levels, and I am ever more committed to tackling this disadvantage.

Why do I think that Europe needs active citizens? Active citizenship is important because it guarantees that different voices are integrated in the policies that affect us all. Ideal political systems do not exist, but a healthy democracy is conductive to less inequality and higher satisfaction among citizens.

Leticia joined FutureLab Europe in 2012. Since then, she has been involved in the following activities: