Ph.D. in Knowledge and innovation for development at University of Calabria, Italy. Main research interests are welfare, regulation of labor markets and socioeconomic development of the territories, with particular focus to the theme of inequality. She has been visiting fellow at CNAM in Paris, at APES in Lille, and at ITES at Federal University of Salvador de Bahia. She has participated in numerous conferences both in Italy and abroad. Member of the research group of the Italian network of solidarity economy, RES. She recently published ÒPercorsi di economia solidale a confronto. Esperienze di regolazione economica e sociale in Italia e Francia, Roma, Aracne Editrice. The Collaborating Researcher participated in the Call for Papers Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD.