Speakers » Laura Olivetti
President of the Adriano Olivetti Foundation since 1997 and member of the Board Directors since 1979.
Under her leadership, the Foundation joined the European Foundation Centre where Mrs Olivetti has been working as member of the European Union Committee since 1999.
From 2004 to 2008 she represented the European Foundation Centre in the framework of the International Committee of Council on Foundations in Washington DC, aimed to the promotion of world philanthropy. Mrs Olivetti is member of The Hague Club for the endorsement of the role of philanthropy and management of Foundations and she also seats in the Board of Directors of the Olivetti Historical Archive, founded by Olivetti Corporation, Compagnia di San Paolo, Adriano Olivetti Foundation and local governmental institutions.
Mrs Olivetti holds a M.A. in Humanities and has been Fellow at the Mental Health Department of the University of Rome for the study of the psycho-social diseases of immigrants in Italy. She has been member of the Association for the Study of the World Problem of Refugees and of the Italian Professional Order of Psychologists since 1991.
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