Italian Start-Ups in NYC: Elena Favilli & Cristina Alberini Shine at the Consulate

Nov 21, 2023 288

The Consul General of Italy in New York recently played host to a captivating event as part of the ongoing series “Meet the Italian Start-Ups in New York.” Moderated by the journalist Maria Teresa Cometto, the event featured two remarkable women: Cristina Maria Alberini, a distinguished neuroscientist and professor, and Elena Favilli, the visionary founder of Rebel Girls.

Elena Favilli, the founder and CEO of Rebel Girls, is a trailblazer in the realm of digital media. Her work includes the creation of the “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” series, a collection of children’s books that celebrate the achievements of women throughout history. The series has garnered widespread acclaim for introducing young readers to diverse role models, from Oprah and J.K. Rowling to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Frida Kahlo.

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