Barbara di Pietro graduated in Economics of Tourism in 2005 with an experimenting research on the Specialisation in Tourism Activities for the LDCs and the effect on poverty and inequality of income.
After 5 years of experience in London, since 2010 she is planning, managing EU funded projects since 2010 in Horizon2020, Erasmus+, Creative Europe, COSME, Cooperation to Development, coordinating the projects partnership and its activities implementation and elaborating reporting documents relating to administrative and financial aspects. She has been involved also in several capacity building projects as researcher and awareness raising advisor.
With Sviluppo Marche srl, in EMPOWERING project (www.empowering-project.eu), funded under Horizon 2020 Program, she is promoting the project activities on a regular basis on-line and offline, to involve local and regional authorities in the capacity building activities aimed at strengthening their capacities of in defining integrated energy strategies and plans. She is also disseminating and exploitating the project results through the definition of different media contents at national and European level.