Originally from Bologna, she spent almost seven years studying and working between China and South Korea. She arrived in China for the first time as a Chinese Government Scholarship award holder, studying Chinese language at Beijing Language and Culture University for one academic year.
After graduating in Asian Languages, Markets and Cultures at the University of Bologna, she won the Korean Government Scholarship award offered by the Korean National Institute of International Education.
During the five years she spent in South Korea, she kept studying the Korean language and obtained a master’s degree of Global Affairs and Policy at Seoul’s Yonsei University, with a field of concentration in East Asian studies. She worked as a language instructor in Eastern Asia for two years and she is still currently teaching to Asian students.