Elisabetta Ghisini, presidente dei COMITES di San Francisco, ha trent’anni di esperienza nel campo della comunicazione e del corporate marketing; attualmente CMO di ContinuumLab.ai, ha insegnato alla Hult International Business School e ha alle spalle anche un’esperienza di leadership in BAIA, la Business Association Italy America. Ha fondato da po...

Lorenzo Ortona came to California to serve as Consul General of Italy in San Francisco five years ago, bringing his wife, journalist Sheila Pierce, and his two children, Sofia and Luca along. The time for a goodbye just arrived and we had our last conversation to hear about his joyful moments, accomplishments, and things he’ll never forget. It was...

After months of planning and hard work, fueled by the efforts of many volunteers, Casa Italiana—Italian Cultural Center officially opened on May 29, 2021. When fully realized, the new Italian cultural center will include an Italian library, exhibition space to preserve documents and photos that record the heritage and contributions of Italians in t...

The Italian Consulate General in SF has the great pleasure to share the 6 episodes of the podcast "Letters to Italy" created and directed by Sara Marinelli for Comites SF. The project was funded by the Directorate General for Italians Abroad of the Italian MFA. The stories told in the podcast regard the impact of Covid 19 on the Italian Community o...

This summer Italy will open its first overseas National Centre for Innovation and Culture in the United States, as an experimental model that can be replicated in other countries. Promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation following a proposal by the Embassy of Italy in Washington, in collaboration with the Consulate...

Inauguration of Seattle’s new Casa Italiana in Burien (WA) with representatives of Governor Inslee, of the Mayor of Seattle Durkan and with the Mayor of Burien Matta. Casa Italiana was a dream of the Italian American community of Washington State for many years and it has now become a reality. It will host as well the Office of the Italian Honorary...

Seguiteci live sulla pagina Facebook del Consolato di San Francisco il 4 giugno 2020 alle 6 pm (PST) per l’ultimo appuntamento di #italiandigitaltownhall. Si tratta di un incontro dedicato agli esperti italiani della comunità medica e scientifica impegnati in prima linea contro il COVID-19 in California del Nord e Hawaii. Potete già inviarci le vos...

On Jan. 27. 1945, Andra Bucci watched the Red Army liberate the Auschwitz concentration camp. Now, 75 years to the day, Andra recounted that moment and other harrowing personal stories of surviving the Holocaust with her sister during a two-hour talk with our middle school students on Jan. 27. Valentina Imbeni, head of school, and Lorenzo Ortona, I...

Like any good Italian family-style Sunday lunch, a passage from Dante Alighieri’s epic poem, “The Divine Comedy,” was eloquently recited by chef Dario Cecchini during a fundraiser at Tosca Cafe benefiting the Museo Italo Americano. Cecchini (the famous Italian butcher and Netflix star, resplendent in Italian-flag tricolor pants) then thanked the Ib...

Starting November 17th, San Francisco will be home to a series of events about Italian music, food, cinema, and opera. There will be an opportunity for every Italy’s lover to listen to an outstanding Italian singer,  to attend the opera featuring an Italian music director, to watch some of the latest movies by famous Italian directors and taste gre...