Queen Letizia, 43, is president of Fedepe Awards, which honours Spanish women.
Spanish monarch wore a Carolina Herrera ivory floral dress to the event.
Mother-of-two told audience about the difficulties of reconciling parenting and work - but said it was now possible thanks to previous generations.
Queen Letizia of Spain attends the XXV FEDEPE awards ceremony at Retiro Park.
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