Maria Pia Napoletano is 19 years old and was born in Naples. She is an Economics and Business Administration student at the University of Naples Federico II.
Passionate about art and youth work, in 2016 she created the project “AversArte”, to raise awareness about cultural heritage and art pieces in her town. In 2017 she was an organizer of “TEDxNapoli”, an inspirational conference, whose aim is to give voice to “Ideas worth spreading”.
She is member of different NGOs and collaborates with any other one working in the field of youth work and active participation.
She took part in different Erasmus+ Projects and events organized by the Council of Europe and The National Youth Agency. In September and October 2017 she worked in a University in Jaipur, India, to raise awareness about SDGs and give young people a broader cultural perspective of the world.
In the future, she aims to become an art manager and event organizer and create a network of people from all around the world, working together and sharing practices to strengthen youth activism and help social change.