Maria Paola Chessa [she/her]

Communications Assistant

Maria Paola Chessa [she/her]

Maria Paola is the Communications Assistant. She works with the team to assist in the communication work of the organisation, helping to raise the visibility of the network and its work. Also, she is supporting execution of Network’s projects such as the youth hub.

Before, she was the Events and Fundraising Officer: she worked with the team to organise the events of the Network and to implement the fundraising strategy.

Previously, she interned at an editorial agency, where she worked on publishing projects for the schools. She has always liked to devote some of her time to volunteering activities, especially regarding books. In fact, she is an avid reader, that loves to discover new things inside the pages of books.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Literatures and a Master’s Degree in Modern Philology, with a focus on publishing. This focus allowed her to understand the publishing world and to learn many skills that are useful even in different sectors.

Maria Paola speaks English and Italian.