ALBA 2018 Conference

During the weekend of September 29-30 2018, ALBA held the XII ALBA Conference on Albinism, entitled "Breaking Myths", in San Rafael (Segovia). The ALBA albinism days are the annual meeting and serve as a meeting point for people with albinism, their families and researchers to learn, teach and share experiences about this genetic condition. This year it broke all attendance records with more than 230 participants and 95 families.

Albinism Summer Camp in Ireland

From July 29 to August 7, 2018, the first summer camp for young Europeans with albinism was held in Ireland. The project entitled "TRAINING YOUTH WITH ALBINISM LEADERS: IMPROVING THE INCLUSION IN EUROPE" was funded by the Erasmus + program of the European Commission and was coordinated by "ALBA-Asociación de ayuda a personas con albinismo" with the participation of associations of people with albinism of the following countries: Norway, Denmark, Italy, Turkey and France, as well as the support company in Ireland “Irelands & Families”.

June 13th 2018 - International Albinism Awareness Day.  On this day the European Albinism Associations organised several activities, at national and international level to raise awareness about Albinism.

Clio Zammatteo and Kristin Jones Makeup Live NY
On June 13, 2018, International Albinism Awareness Day, I had the amazing opportunity to be the model for a Facebook live makeup tutorial performed by the famous Italian makeup artist and blogger, the beautiful Clio Zammatteo. I felt honored to represent women from the albinism community, for people around the world to see how makeup can be applied in a naturally enhancing way.