Founder Member of SOSMalta,a NGO established in 1991. Has been engaged in promoting volunteering in Maltaand overseas in her managing roles in the third sector. Was executive chairmanof the Malta Hospice Movement spearheading the development of Palliative Careservices in Malta. She has led various voluntary missions to Albania, Kosovo,Sri Lanka, Nepal and Uganda offering humanitarian assistance during emergencyphase contributing to the enhancement of Malta’s reputation in the field ofinternational solidarity. Her personal commitment to extensive community andphilanthropic activities contributes and creates all kinds of partnerships thatunderlie a truly civil society. Master of Letters Honoris Causa conferred bythe University of Malta in November 2018.