PWA – THE PEOPLE WE ARE – BOARD & TEAM 2018/19

The PWA Board and Team is composed of women with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose and performance goals for which they hold themselves mutually accountable. There is significant performance potential in working collaboratively and by operating in collective leadership, together we achieve more.

Meet our Team

PWA-Professional Women’s Association – “the People We Are” is an International hub in the heart of Rome where ideas and values, tradition and innovation, diversity, culture and professionalism meet and intersect. On our journey into the future our travel companions are respect, ethics, and a sense of social responsibility.

VALENTINA FERRETTI

PRESIDENT
Valentina is from Reggio Emilia, has a degree in Economics and after obtaining a Masters degree in Business Administration at Bocconi University…
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VALERIA PARISI

SOCIAL DIRECTOR
Valeria was born in Naples, Italy and holds a degree in Business Economics from Bocconi University, with a Master in Sport Management
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ADRIANA TEMPESTA

LEGAL ADVISOR
Adriana Tempesta is from Piacenza, was brought up in a military environment, and holds a degree in Law from the University of Bologna…
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LISA ROSEN

VICE PRESIDENT & TREASURER
Lisa was born in the US with Italian origins, also boasting Italian citizenship. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing [ READ MORE ]

SABINE SCHUH

PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR
Sabine is German. She started her personal and professional path as a Facilitator and Life Designer in Germany in 1992…
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CECILIA BERSANI

SPONSORSHIP DIRECTOR
A 7th generation Roman, Cecilia has a degree in Molecular Biology & Evolutionary Genetics at Rome University…
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RAFFAELLA DI PRIMIO

SECRETARY
Raffaella was born in Rome, where she graduated at the university La Sapienza and in 1997 she started her practice as a lawyer. [ READ MORE ]

GERLIE SAURA

PR DIRECTOR
Gerlie Saura was born in the Philippines, lived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for many years then moved to Italy in 2011. Now she’s based in Rome as a Business
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VALERIE BAXTER

NEWSLETTER CONSULTANT
Originally from London, England, Past President, Honorary Member, Conference Speaker, part of
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FLORENCIA BARBIERI

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Florencia Barbieri was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she obtained [ READ MORE ]

HANNA SUNI

MARKETING CONSULTANT and NEWSLETTER EDITOR
Hanna is a Finnish graphic designer with a passion for art – design, graphics, music, cinema, photography and architecture.
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ANGELA CARFA

SPECIAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR
Angela was born in Calabria. Graduated in Siena in Economic and Banking Sciences with a study path…
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VASSILIS CHATZIGIANNIS

PHOTOGRAPHER
Vassilis Chatzigiannis was born in Thessaloniki. He studied Literature in Paris at the Sorbonne University.
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