Published by valentinazoccali
Posted on January 22, 2016
Nancy Saladino is a sociologist who works in the social field over 30 years. She Her path has been very long, starting from the psychiatric field to the care and rehabilitation of drug addicts field. She has been involved in the active labour market and, thanks to this, she has become an expert of this sector, bringing together the care experience with the possibility to promote the access to job market for people in difficulty. In the last few years she has been working in international network, becoming an activist of the Action Aid; with this organization she is working in Calabria, a Region in the South of Italy, that she knows very well and where she has been always working.
Action Aid is an indipendent international organization engaged in fight against poverty. Its activity is based on human rights respect and it works together with the most marginalized populations and communities through long term development programs in Asia, Africa and South America. In the most rich countries Action Aid mobilizes citizens and involves directly enterpreneurships and institutions.
Valentina Zoccali was born in Reggio Calabria (IT) in 1986. After a Bachelor’s degree in Letters and Philosophy, Valentina Zoccali studied Social Media Marketing and in 2008 she started to work in the fields of communication, advertising and culture. In 2012 she was appointed as Secretary General of S-Com. Besides carrying out tasks related to the management of the association and liaison with EU institutions and EU stakeholders, she has been managing the communication and dissemination of several EU-funded research projects. In 2015 she designed and launched the WISE4ALL (Women for an Innovative Society in Europe ) initiative to promote collaborative and multidisciplinary approaches, aimed at establishing more inclusive social models starting from women participation.