Born in Naples, she lives in Milan. Two daughters
Creator of the trainings Mindful Effective Learning (MEL) and Mindful Effective Teaching (MET) (www.mel-met.com).
Since 2016 has been teaching the MEL unina course at the University of Naples Federico II (www.mel-met.com/it/corso-mel-unina/).
1989 Master Degree in Electronic Engineering – University of Naples Federico II (5 years degree) – Thesis: “Generation of High Intensity Fields in a Cold Plasma” (in Italian).
1992 PhD in Electrical Engineering – Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II – Thesis: “Mathematical Models for Ionic Langmuir Probe” (in Italian).
2017 Bachelor Degree in Communication Psychology – University of Milan Bicocca (3 years degree) – Thesis: “Self-regulation and university students: a research-intervention” (in Italian).
Since 2021 she has been studying to get a master’s degree in Psychology.
Since 1994 Researcher Associates at University of Naples Federico II.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Naples Federico II.
Main research topics: complex networks, chaotic oscillators, transmission lines, nonlinear dynamics, circuit theory.
Since 1992 teaching Electrical Engineering and Plasma Physics at University of Naples Federico II.
Since 2016 teaching the MEL course at the University of Naples Federico II.
Since 2021 she has been teaching meditation at the YogaMilan center in Milan and Introduction to Buddhism to the participants of the centre’s Teacher Training course.
Since 2022 she has been lecturing on Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation at the MEIM master (Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management) of the Pathenope University of Naples.
2015 Diploma degree of “Learning How to Learn” held by prof. Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski, course MOOC – Coursera of the University of San Diego.
2017 Diploma degree of “Leader of Learning” held by prof. Richard Elmore, Harvard University’s MOOC – HarvardX course in 2017.
2017 Bachelor’s thesis in Psychology of Communication “Self-regulation and university students: a research-intervention“.
In 2020 she published a paper in a peer-reviewed journal entitled “Mindfulness and Coaching to Improve Learning Abilities in University Students: A Pilot Study“.
From 2002 to 2008 Project Manager and AD at the Eubeo University Consortium.
2007 Coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Automotive Engineering – Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Naples Federico II
2008 Coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Aeronautics Technologies – Department of Aeronautical Engineering of University of Naples Federico II
2015 Professional Coach Diploma Degree (ACTP course for ICF) at the Future Coaching Academy (Italy / Austria)
2015 ACC (Accredited Professional Coach) at the International Coach Federation (ICF)
2016 MCM (Mindfulness and Compassion Master) diploma and diploma in “The Mindfulness approach to group management” at the Mindful Project center in Milan.
From 2011 to 2017 she practiced meditation according to the teachings of Master Thích Nhất Hạnh, participating in various retreats at the Plum Village Monastery. She practiced according to the Theravāda Buddhist tradition participating in various retreats with the Master Ven. Bhante Sujiva, lay Masters Corrado Pensa, Neva Papachristou and Joseph Goldstein.
Since 2017 she has been practicing meditation according to the Thai tradition of the Forest (Santacittarama Monastery). She has participated in numerous meditation retreats according to this tradition led by the Ven. Masters Ajahn Chandapalo, Ajahn Sucitto and Ajahn Amaro.
Since 2020 she has been studying Buddhism following the teachings of Giuliano Giustarini, Ven. Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā, Bhikkhu Anālayo and Bhikkhu Bodhi.
Since 2021 she has been participating in the activities of the Kalyanamitta Association, organizing the trainings offered by the Association.
Since 2018 she has been facilitating meditation groups in different contexts.