Cecilia Dockendorff "is founder and president of Fundaci SOLES, a non-governmental organisation operating aimed at strengthening citizens capacity to generate cultural changes that lead to a more just and equal society. Cecilia is a sociologist and holds a Master' degree in anthropology and social development. She has published and worked as a researcher, teacher, and university lecturer and has a long history of involvement in the NGO sector. She currently represents IAVE ?The International Association for Volunteering in Chile. Cecilia has served as a board member of two of the most prestigious non-profit organisations in Chile. In the past two democratic governments, she has served as a member of various advising committees on issues such as overcoming poverty and the promotion of citizen participation, as well as the strengthening of civil society." 
Currently a director of CIVICUS.
- "Biography", CIVICUS, Accessed November 2006.