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Giovanna Melandri

Founder and Chairwoman of Human Foundation, created to support social innovation and social investment projects, and President of the MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts. Graduated cum laude in Economic Policy at “La Sapienza” University of Rome, she was awarded an H.C. degree from the John Cabot University in 2000. In July 2003, she received the title of "Officer de la Legion d' Honneur”. Member of the Italian Parliament from 1994 to 2012 she has held the position of Minister of Culture (1998- 2001) and Minister of Youth Policies and Sport (2006-2008). Active member of several Networks for the empowerment and a wider presence of women in public life. Chair women of the Italian Advisory Board to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce since 2013.
Giovanna Melandri

With Human Foundation at the Expo Milano 2015 Women's Weeks: social impact investments, women and agriculture today and towards Dubai 2020

Culture / Giovanna Melandri
Giovanna Melandri

Human Foundation participates in the Expo Milano 2015 Women's Weeks: a chance to think about social impact investments, women’s empowerment and rural communities. A reflection that starts from here and looks onto the future and the upcoming Universal Exhibitions.

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