Giorgia Gambini, graduated in Natural Sciences and with an United Nation Master in Management of Development and a master in Project Management of Non-Profit Organizations, has worked as a scientific researcher at several Australian universities. She worked in Africa in the field of international cooperation, sustainable development and sustainable tourism. In Italy, she is president of Interlife, she is dealing with the quality system ISO 9001 and holding several lectures on the project cycle management and quality system (universities, associations, social enterprises). She has collaborated with one of the main Italian NGOs in the field of international cooperation and with the United Nations in the field of Fundraising and training. The academic experience in international cooperation is added by other experiences abroad both in the humanitarian field and in the preservation and enhancement of environmental biodiversity (EU, India, China, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Kenya, Congo, Egypt, New Zealand, Australia).
Cecilia Di Francescomarino
Cecilia Di Francescomarino, graduated in "International Cooperation and Development Policy" and with a Master in "Local Human Development and Cooperation", promoted by Italian Ministery for Foreign Affairs, has worked as a researcher at the UN agency dedicated to the development (UNDP) and at the University of Guatemala. Gaining direct experience in working with communities, has worked with various organizations and associations in Africa and Central America, as part of projects of community health, child protection, human rights, reduction of environmental vulnerability and promotion of small income-generating activities. Due to the growing interest in social entrepreneurship applied to contexts of extreme poverty, and by meeting the needs of the beneficiary communities of Interlife, in close collaboration with the entire staff of Interlife Onlus in Italy and abroad, she designed and she is developing the Toolkit model. She is currently working in Italy in activities of social planning, poverty-reduction intervention, intercultural mediation and social communication.
Piera Raffaella Turati
Piera collaborates with Interlife as a volunteer. She has a degree in "Political Science" and a Master's degree in "Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries" awarded by the London School and Economics. Since 2008 he works for an international company operating in the field of energy as an expert within the unit responsible for coordinating the efforts of social responsibility and sustainability that the company develops in order to support local communities in the countries in which it operates. Before 2008, for 12 years Piera has worked in the field of international cooperation for various non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to government organizations (National Women Established Mexican) and international (eg. World Bank), evolving and coordinating programs and projects designed to support a process of sustainable local development in many different countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Balkan region.
Maria Elena Ferrario
Maria Elena Ferrario is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations at the Catholic University of Milan and has a Master in International Relations and African Studies at the University of Madrid. She deals with communication, project management and digital marketing and has participated in several international cooperation projects, collaborating with NGOs in Italy and abroad (Spain, Albania, Ethiopia) and following the design, external communication, relations with institutional donors and stages of evaluation and monitoring. Specifically, she has experience working in rural development, microcredit and the development of women. Currently, she is involved in communication and digital marketing as Campaign Specialist for Google Adwords.
MOVES RAISING ltd.
Philanthropic consultancy company, founded by Sabrina Ribaudo and Danilo Bucchieri, focused on supporting holistic, long-term projects and programmes in some of the world’s poorest communities, helping people to build better futures, for themselves and their families, make real and lasting changes in their lives, break the cycle of poverty, take control of their own futures.