The Women Inspiring Europe 2011 Calendar features Rita Vella in the month of October.

Rita is the Deputy Chair of a National Commission and the chairwoman of one of the major organisations of her home country Malta. She works in a fulfilling job and leaves in a beautiful marriage with her husband Kevin. She loves to travel and in her many capacities she very often does so. She is an example for many, one of the most important figures in civil society in Malta today and inspiration to everybody she meets.