Matera 2019

She was born in Rimini in 1989. In 2011 she completed a bachelor’s degree in literature and philosophy at the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of  Bologna. She then moved to Venice where she attended a master’s degree in economy and management of the arts and culture at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, graduating in 2015 after writing her dissertation on cultural and creative entrepreneurship. After her degree she completed the master’s“Art and Culture: Marketing, Fund Raising andCommunication Strategies”at the Sole 24 Ore Business School in Milan.
She works in research, with a specialisation in cultural and creative entrepreneurship. Initially she worked at the Management Department of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice with the aim of developing an incubation model for cultural and creative enterprises (2015); then as the author of the 13thRapporto Annuale Federculture Impresa Cultura (Federculture Annual Report Cultural Enterprise (2017); then at ERVET - Regione Emilia-Romagna (Local Economic Development Agency for the Emilia Romagna region) for the drafting of the Rapporto Economia arancione (Orange Economy Report) in Emilia-Romagna. Cultural and creative enterprises – Cultural policies, creative enterprise, social impact, the state of the art in Emilia-Romagna (2018).
A militant activist in the Venetian cultural framework, she was co-founder of Blare Out–a cultural association which organises poetry and electronic music festivals, literary festivals, and exhibitions – where she oversaw fund raising and communication (2012-2016). From 2016 to 2018 she worked with the Santarcangelo dei Teatri association, organiser of the Santarcangelo Festival–the longest running festival dedicated to the contemporary performing arts in Italy – with the duties of marketing and fund raising. For Santarcangelo dei Teatri she establishes and manages relationships with sponsors, she deals with strategic planning and the setting up of fund raising campaigns. Since July 2018 she has been working for Matera - Basilicata 2019 Foundation, assisting the General Director in marketing and fund raising.