Making their mark in Alfaz

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Huellas Borradas cooperation agreement
AGREEMENT: Alfaz’s mayor and councillors with Huellas Borradas founder and secretary Photo credit: Alfaz town hall

ALFAZ town hall and the Huellas Borradas de Mujer (Women’s Erased Traces) association have renewed their cooperation agreement.

Huellas Borradas, a national association based in Alfaz, was created in early 2016 to give visibility to women, highlighting the mark they left on history, particularly in the arts and science.

The agreement was signed by Alfaz mayor Vicente Arques and the founder of Huellas Borradas, Raquel Guerrero.

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Also present were Alfaz’s Equality councillor Rocio Guijarro, Cooperation councillor Isabel Muñoz, Culture councillor Manuel Casado and Esperanza Duran, the association’s secretary.

Huellas Borradas currently sponsors a €500 Film Festival prize for the best short film directed by a woman and collaborates with Klias-Cultura, a feminist book club conceived to create debate and critical thinking while reflecting on the status of women.

Readers interested in learning more about the association should email the  [email protected] address.


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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