Valery Alzaga is a labor and migrant rights campaigner and organiser with more than 20 years of organising experience across a range of different sectors - including property services, care, transport, health, retail, IT, renewable energies and auto-manufacturing. She started as an organiser with the Justice for Janitors campaign before becoming the Property Service Director at Local 105 in Denver, where she also was the president of the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition. She then worked for SEIU’s global department helping win and implement breakthrough global cleaning and security organising agreements (ISS, Securitas, G4S). From 2008 to 2015 she was the European organising coordinator with the Change to Win European Organising Centre (CTW-EOC) based in Amsterdam, working with many European unions and sectors to help them develop their own strategic organising campaigns and programs - including FNV (NL), UNISON and Unite (UK), IG Metal and ver.di (DE), 3F (DK), Solidarnoc (PL), SATAWU (SA) and GUFS (ITF and UNI). Since 2015 she has worked in UK public sector unions organising anti-privatization and EU and non-EU migrant rights campaigns. From 2018 to 2021 Valery was a field campaign strategist and advisor to Barcelona and Catalynia en Comu in Spain. She has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver, and the Libera Universita Internazionale Degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) in Rome, and studied at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS). She is a proud mom of two and a great fan of the arts, philosophy, quantum physics, and the beautiful game.