Team

Riccardo Venturi
Founder, Managing Director
Riccardo is an Italian editor and communication professional with work experience in media outlets, international organizations, think tanks and multinational companies such as Google. Besides that, he is a shutterbug and a Thursday night amateur football player.
Daniele Angelini
Founder, Managing Director
Daniele is an Italian economist experienced in finance and business process management. Tireless music fan, he believes that the ‘60s and ‘70s gave us the best music ever played, but that the new millennium still has so much to offer.
Stefania Manservigi
Editor-In-Chief
Stefania is an Italian journalist, copywriter and writer. Her greatest passion is writing and telling stories. She loves travelling and exploring the world and new cultures. Currently she works as a journalist on some Italian online media and she is Editor-In-Chief of Italics Magazine.
Kelly Burke
Managing Editor
Kelly completed her PhD in neuroscience in New York City before moving to Genoa, Italy for la dolce vita. While she has always enjoyed scientific editing, she has loved exploring different cultures and languages even more. As Assitant Editor here, she pursues editing in a more multicultural and fascinating environment, hoping to help unite people from across the globe.
Laurie Timmers
Managing Editor
Laurie is a Dutch Italian journalist specialised in video and audio production. She studied English and German at the University of Urbino, and received a Master's degree in International Journalism from City, University of London. She is interested in migration, humanitarian issues and conflict zones, and dreams of becoming a war correspondent.
Rosanna Carnovale
Brand Director
Rosanna is a graphic designer and visual artist based in Rome, creative head of the communication studio Re.Brand. She studied Design, Visual and Multimedia Communication in Rome (La Sapienza), Lisbon (IADE) and Genk (Luca School of Arts).
Dominik Kirchdorfer
Managing Editor
Dominik is a European writer and entrepreneur of Austrian and Polish descent. His passion is storytelling and he wants to do everything in his power to give the story of Europe a happy ending. He is currently the President of the EFF - European Future Forum, as well as Managing Editor of Euro Babble and Italics Magazine.
Elena Turci
Project Manager
Elena works in Brussels since 2014. During the last years, she worked in the no-profit sector as Policy Officer, Head of Events and Team Manager. She takes care of project management, communication, educational activities and events.
Thomas J. Puleo
Senior Columnist
Thomas J. Puleo holds a doctorate in Geography and was a professor of Global Studies for several years at Arizona State University. He now splits his time between Italy and Croatia, where he pursues his intellectual interests as a writer, researcher and translator.
Ronald L. Trowbridge
Senior Columnist
Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Ronald L. Trowbridge was director of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the United States Information Agency, directing the Fulbright Program. Later he became chief of staff for U. S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger, publishing a book on the Chief Justice. He is presently Senior Research Scholar at the Nexus Research and Policy Center and member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
Andrea Angelini
Contributing Editor
Andrea is a freelance writer, experienced in political and trade unions information, as well as sport news. He worked for advertising industry and the public administration. He's currently regional secretary for an italian trade union federation. He loves Italy, photography and dystopian novels. And pizza, of course!
Cecilia Lazzareschi
Contributing Editor
Cecilia studied Literature, Latin, Linguistics, History and Anthropology at the University of Bologna. She loves travelling and taking photos everywhere, especially at night. Currently, she is exploring different activities, seeking her own path.
Claudia Parmiggiani
Contributing Editor
Claudia attended Liceo Classico in Mantua and then she studied Law at the University of Verona. During this period she had several work experiences as sale assistant, insurance consultant and B2B in the automotive sector. Currently, she is studying English and French at Unicollege in Mantua.
Federica Stagni
Contributing Editor
Federica Stagni is an Italian Middle East Researcher with ACLED. Her research focuses are Theories of Political Protest and Social Movements. She is fluent in Italian, English, and French and lives in Brighton, United Kingdom (but she really misses Italy).
Flavio Artusi
Contributing Editor
Flavio is an Italian videomaker and novelist. His greatest passion is cinema and his IMDB watchlist counts over 2000 movies (TV series excluded). Maybe he's been spending more time watching movies than living on this Earth, but he is convinced that this is the best way to live.
Marijana Milićević
Contributing Editor
Marijana is a graduate manager in Hospitality and Tourism from Serbia. She was intern in hotels and travel agancies and worked on project challenges for several companies. In 2016, she won the project task 'HPE Social challange' organized by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Her interests are business and management, travel and cultures.
Sabrina Pusterla
Contributing Editor
Born in 1993 with a background in languages, communication and media, she's currently working for the advertising industry. Keen on media, specifically television, her greatest love ever is cinema. One of her dreams is to become a writer!
Sophia Rita Jadda
Contributing Editor
Sophia Rita is about to graduate in Foreign Language at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She is dead keen on travels, journalism, photography, art, translation and Model United Nations. She has visited many places all over the world and in the future she’d like to discover new cultures and places. She is specialized in French and American-English.
Asia Guerreschi
Contributing Editor
Freelance writer, environment and animal rights are her main interests. Passionate about Asian culture (her name said it all, right?), she traveled to China for environmental research on Climate Change while completing a Master's from King's College London and is currently studying Japanese. She is also co-founder of 'bon't worry' INGO's fighting gender-based violence.
Chiara Severini
Contributing Editor
Born in 1994, Chiara has always had a passion for art, music, literature and languages. She graduated in Piano at the Fermo Conservatory, and in Languages, Cultures and Literary Tranlsation at the University of Macerata. She is currently studying to be a teacher of Italian as a foreign language. Her dream is to share her culture with and learn by others by traveling and experiencing.
Pietro Cesaro
Contributing Editor
Pietro Cesaro is an Italian economics student who worked for the UN Climate Change. He would like to decrease global temperature and increase the number of cinemas in Italy. Let's see if he is going to succeed.
Edoardo Murari
Contributing Editor
Edoardo graduated in Political Sciences, International Relationships and Human Rights at the University of Padova. Volleyball, travels and books are his greatest passions. Currently he is attending a course in Human Resources Management with the 24 Ore Business School.
Tommaso Galora
Videomaker
Born in Padua in 1989, Tommaso majored in International Economy at the University of Padua. He is Financial Accountant & Analyst, but he has always had a passion for photography and videomaking, plus he loves traveling and discovering new places and cultures. His objective is to bring you to the places of his journeys and get you emotional through his videos.
Michele Paolo
Contributing Editor
Michele graduated the Bologna Law School and attended the Sprott Shaw Language College in Vancouver, Canada. He is a curious person and fond of politics and history. Nowadays, he is working as a research fellow at the Bologna Court of Appeal.
Silvia Di Noia
Contributing Editor
Silvia is a chaotic bookworm, overthinker, write and philosophy enthusiast. Right now she is attending a Master degree in Theoretical Philosophy focusing her path on political philosophy and aesthetic.
Valeria Ferraretto
Contributing Editor
Valeria is an early stage researcher interested in labour market issues, European Union politics and sustainability, with experience in data analysis. She is based in northeastern Italy but lived for some time in Brussels. She loves telling stories, be it with words or photos, especially to describe the most complex and wonderful country of the world. She could not live without a good novel and a cat.
Laura Loguercio
Contributing Editor
Laura is a Milan-based journalist currently working in the video desk of an Italian news agency. Interested in politics and culture, she spent a summer reporting from the UN and a few months around Auckland and London, while earning a degree in Philosophy. She’s currently studying Corporate Communication.
Fabio Seferi
Contributing Editor
Fabio holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, focusing on issues such as democracy, security and political violence. A philosophy and poetry passionate, he is also a true Miami Heat fan.
Delfina Ducci
Columnist
Delfina lives in Rome, where she works as researcher and author of historical, literary and artistic essays. She's engaged in journalistic activity in radio and she writes for theater. She promoted different study meetings about the female universe with her novels like "Sex and the city Roman-style", "Winning life" and "Meeting again in New York". She also won several international literary prizes.