Inés Alberdi

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Inés Alberdi
Inés Alberdi UNDP 2009.jpg
Born 1948
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Sociologist, Professor

Inés Alberdi (born 1948) was the Executive Director of UNIFEM and has been a noted academic, policy advisor and policy maker on family and women’s issues.[1][2] Eisenhower Fellowships selected Inés Alberdi in 1998 to represent Spain.


Her previous posts have included the following work: Deputy for the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party in the Madrid Assembly (2003 to 2007); at the Equal Opportunities Unit of the European Commission on the networks Family and Work and Diversification of Occupational Choices for Women (1998–2000); Advisor to the Inter-American Bank as Adviser for Women in Development (1989–1990); Associate Researcher at George Washington University, Washington, DC (1988–1989); Member of the Board of INSTRAW, the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (1986–1989); Professor of Sociology at Madrid University and Director for Research at the Centre for Sociological Research (1992–1993); Visiting Scholar in the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, Washington, DC (1978–1979)[1]


Her husband, Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez, is the former governor of the Bank of Spain and her sister is a former Social Affairs Minister Cristina Alberdi. She has two children.


  • Alberdi, Inés (2007) Los hombres jóvenes y la paternidad (Fundación BBVA, Madrid),
  • Alberdi, Inés (2005) Violencia: Tolerancia cero (with Luis Rojas Marcos, Obra Social de la Fundación la Caixa, Barcelona)
  • Alberdi, Inés (2000) Las mujeres jóvenes en España (Ediciones La Caixa, Barcelona).