Manuela is a young leader in the field of event project management supporting the Vice President and World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Information Officer (CIO). She published The Organizer’s Guide for International Exhibitions, a manual that highlights the processes and phases of project management to create a sustainable legacy and boost economic growth. As a WBG intrapreneur and tech enthusiast, Manuela was the ICT Content Lead during the 2017 WBG Youth Summit on Technology and Innovation for Impact. She initiated the Youth Tech series at the WBG, events focused on emerging technologies to bridge connections between international organizations, young innovators, techies, entrepreneurs, global changers and rising-star leaders. Manuela is a first-generation graduate student earning a Master of Science in International Management from the University of Bologna. Her motto: live, learn and never give up!