Social and Economic Policy Researcher
Valentina holds a Master Degree in Sociology and PhD in Cultural Anthropology with a thesis on childhood in Madagascar, both obtained at University of Milan-Bicocca. Her research interests include education in Africa, forced migration, reception system and African diaspora communities in Italy. Recently she worked in UNICEF ECARO - Outpost in Italy team, where she coordinates a research on the impact of Covid-19 on UASC and young migrants well-being. She joined UNICEF Innocenti - Global Office of Research and Foresight in November 2022 where she supports the operational research of Child Guarantee EU Program.