Chiara is Project Coordinator & External Relations at BLACKSWAN Foundation. Her responsibilities include planning and implementation of the Foundation’s program and management of different initiatives, including the RAREvolution Project that aims at encouraging the recognition of rare diseases as a public health and research priority and advocate for new and more effective international and national policies.
Before joining the BLACKSWAN Foundation, she has directed the activities of a Swiss organization supporting Mental Health in Africa. As representative of this non-governmental organization she has contributed to the discussions at the World Health Organization on the promotion of mental health policies and projects in low and middle-income countries. She has also served the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in Ivory Coast (ONUCI) analyzing the electoral process and the political context of the region.
Chiara holds an advanced university degree in Law from the University of Florence, Italy and a master degree in International Affairs from the Institute of International Political Studies (ISPI) of Milan.