Giovanni Corrado

Giovanni is an italian-born political activist living, studying, and working in New York and Miami. He is a United Nations Foundation Youth Ambassador and currently completing a Master's in Government at Harvard University. Previously, Giovanni worked at the White House, U.S Senate, U.S House of Representatives, and Bloomberg LP. Always passionate about youth politics, he dreams to one day go back to Italy and start the first-ever Italian Youth Party.


Networking in college as U.S students seems self-evidently burdensome. We have papers, midterms, extracurriculars, job applications, just to name a few. It seems to be even harder for Italian youngsters due to the negative perception society has for people who earn their way into the job market thanks to relationship. Raccomandati (‘the connected’)...

Article 2 of the U.S Constitution establishes that individuals must be 25 years of age to serve in the House of Representatives, 30 for the Senate, and 35 for the Presidency. Similarly, Italy’s Constitution imposes that Deputies must be 25, Senators 40, and Prime Ministers at least 50. The founding fathers of both nations crafted such clauses in 17...