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 “Percorsi di economia solidale a confronto. Esperienze di regolazione economica e sociale in Italia e Francia, Roma, Aracne Editrice.