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Marita Bianco is the Office Coordinator & Human Resources Officer of the Foundation. Marita joined the Foundation in 2017. She has a bachelor’s degree in General Studies and a diploma in Work and HR. Her areas of interest are children, poverty, and human resources.
Angela Caruana coordinates the Children’s Hub within the Foundation. Angie joined the Foundation in 2014. The Children’s Hub facilitates activities and projects focused on the wellbeing of children and young people in Malta and Gozo. Angie is a graduate in Arts conservation. She previously worked at the National Commission for Child Policy and Strategy within the Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity and has extensive experience in the field of migration.
Dr Stephanie Dalli
Stephanie Dalli joined the Foundation in 2020 occupying the role of Manager for Strategy and Policy. She is also a Lawyer by profession and is responsible for MaltaCan, (The Malta Children’s Association Network) and CROM (The Children’s Rights Observatory Malta). Both MaltaCan and CROM are the Foundation’s collaborative initiatives with other organisations and entities. Steph has a diverse background of studies, including law, psychology, and creativity and innovation.
Maria Ellul Desira
Maria Desira is responsible for Public Relations at the Foundation. She joined the Foundation in 2021. Her primary role is communicating the work of the Foundation to the general public. Maria has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Sociology and has previously worked as a Journalist and TV Producer. She has also worked as a researcher in social science.
Estelle Duca is responsible for International Affairs. She joined the Foundation in 2020. Her primary role is in developing and maintaining structured collaborations, networks and relationships with our international partners. Estelle has a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in Sustainable Development. She previously worked as a teacher in a state school and also has experience in Public Relations. She also has a vast experience in volunteering and has been active both locally and globally. Her passion for the African continent, love of travelling, and appreciation for different cultures has been her primary motivation to further her career in this area.
Lorella Gatt is the Deputy Coordinator of the Children’s Hub within the Foundation. She joined the Foundation in 2014. Lorella previously worked at the Ministry for the Family and Social Solidarity, where she was the Secretary to the National Commission for Child Policy and Strategy. Previously she also worked at Mater Dei Hospital.
Stephanie Zammit is the Secretary to the Board of Administrators of the Foundation. She joined the
Foundation in 2016. Stephanie has extensive experience in assisting Executive Management, in the
smooth running of the daily operations of multinational and local established companies. Planning,
organisation, lateral thinking, and interpersonal skills are amongst her core abilities. She has at heart
causes such as the advocacy of equality, children’s rights, eradication of poverty and an inclusive global
society. She is also a full-time mum.