PWA BOARD & TEAM 2020-2023

The PWA Board and Team are 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 the Board and 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.

GERLIE SAURA

PRESIDENT

Gerlie is a Senior International Business Development Professional with 15+ years of international experience gained working in the Government, Non-profit organization, and private businesses across industry sectors. [ READ MORE ]

RAFFAELLA DI PRIMIO

PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR and LEGAL ADVISOR

Raffaella is qualified as a lawyer, she wishes to contribute and serve PWA at the best of her professional and human capability with the support of a great team[ READ MORE ]

ANNA GHERGO

SECRETARY

Anna Ghergo is a qualified lawyer, PWA member since 2020 and has greatly appreciated the role of the Association in creating and developing personal and professional networks of extraordinary women. [ READ MORE ]

CATHERINE COSTAGGIU

PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

Catherine is an international arbitration lawyer with over 5 years post-qualification experience in a first-rate New York-based law firm, trained to work under pressure
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ROBERTA VIVENZIO

DIGITAL MARKETING DIRECTOR

Roberta Vivenzio is a global media professional with solid experience in the energy/renewables, telecoms, new techs, and financial services industries with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability.
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MIRELA COJOCARU

TREASURER & MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR

Mirela is a senior professional with over 15 years of business development international experience, matured working with Aerospace, Defence and Law Enforcement sectors [ READ MORE ]

MAJA IVANOVIC

SOCIAL DIRECTOR

Maja is an Electrical Engineer. After a long experience as university Professor, she now works as Service Manager and manages maintenance of 160 Digital Services at Poste Italiane.. [ READ MORE ]

Team Special Appointments

KRISZTINA SZARAZ

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Krisztina Szaraz works in the HR field with a multinational market research agency and is specialized on compensation, recognition and employee wellbeing
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TATIANA WARTUSCHOVA

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Tatiana Wartuschova has 15+ years of professional experience in marketing research and project management.
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MARTINA CUPIDI

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Martina Cupidi started her professional career in Italy, then transferred back to California where she gained several years of professional experience in Silicon Valley startups, particularly in the Biotech and Supply-Chain SW sectors. [ READ MORE ]

MORGANA MASTROCINQUE

PROGRAM MANAGER

Morgana Mastrocinque is a Purchasing Manager & Fixed Costs Controller in Ford of Italy S.p.A: responsible for budget, forecasts, financial reports, Suppliers handling, audit activities, etc.[ READ MORE ]

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