BIO & CV

Elisa Serafini is a journalist, activist and advisor.
She is the President and founder of Forum Economia Innovazione (Economic and Innovation Forum), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote transparency and efficiency in Italian public administrations with the use of technology.

She also works with Istituto Bruno Leoni, a free-market think tank and she works with multiple Italian and international newspapers and broadcasters.
Elisa writes about public policy, economics, innovation and transparency.

From 2017 to 2018 she has served as Deputy Mayor in her city where she fought against corruption and lack of transparency, managing more than $12M of public funds. 
She has been awarded with multiple recognitions and nominated among the “1000 unstoppable women of Italy”. 

She holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the Catholic University of Milan and a MS in International Business, with study experience gained in Italy and in the US.