David Hernández is Fundraising Manager at Aflatoun International. His multi-cultural and academic background has taken him to several countries around the world. His academic work revolves around children, youth and non-governmental organisations, including issues of poverty, access to education, inequality and social development and how educational initiatives respond to global and local demands. He holds a Masters in Social Development from the Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, and previous studies in the US, Mexico, UK and China. He collaborates with grassroots organisations around their strategy development and impact evaluation. He believes in the power of the society and its responsibility to fight everyday to create a more egalitarian world, where education plays a crucial role and fosters innovative solutions for a sustainable future.