THE PERFECT TEAM: EUROPE
M.S. in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.
B.S. in Management Engineering at University of Bergamo. Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Head of Italian delegation at G20 Youth Summit. Former contributor for The Equinox. IEEE first place award winner (North Jersey section). Former guest speaker at U.N. Pathways event at FDU.
"To me, writing is synonymous with exploring. You start from nothing and you learn as you go."
M.S. in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.
M.S. in Structural Engineering at UACEG Sofia. Former intern at the European Commission office in Bulgaria. Co-founder of ESN UACEG. Board member of ESN Bulgaria.
"I highly value writing because it's a way of expressing myself in a more efficient, structured and defined way. In a world of conflicts, my biggest motivation for writing is the firm conviction that 'the pen is mightier than the sword.' Thankfully the digital transformation we are witnessing empowers writing more than ever."
Board Member & General Manager
Business Developer at Outiz (Saint-Gobain).
M.S. in International Business at Grenoble École de Management. B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and International Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University (Cum laude). Former player in NCAA Division I Collegiate Tennis. Former FDU tennis team captain. 2014 Knight Award winner. 2013 Northeast Conference champion.
"Writing has always been a passion for me. I even considered becoming a sports journalist for a few years. I love to debate on geopolitics and I am happy to employ writing to share my thoughts with the world on France's news."
Europe Area Manager & Contributor
M.A. in Sociology at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.
B.S. in Communication and Cultural Management with a minor in Corporate Management and Economics at Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen. Best Thesis 2016 award winner. Member of the German National Merit Foundation. Former trend-researcher and strategist.
"When it comes to writing, I agree with Jules Renard, 'Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.' GYV is a great way to publish all the little stories that would otherwise be interrupted or go unwritten."
Marialuisa Aldeghi, Italy
B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures at Università Statale di Milano.
Currently pursuing a master's degree in Editorial Publishing at Università degli studi di Bergamo.
Collaborator at my hometown newspaper "Bergamo News."
Volunteer for AISM, the Italian association against multiple sclerosis.
"Editing to me is like sewing a dress: the better it's done, the more the stitching will be invisible. I promise I'll make the perfect dress of every piece we present to you."
MBA at National Chengchi University in Taipei.
MBA at IÉSEG School of Management. Founder and president of Home Sweep Home. Member of the Steering Committee of CSR and Sustainable Development at IÉSEG School of Management. Former Innovation manager at ENACTUS. Former president of Génération Entrepreneurs.
"I enjoy expressing myself, sharing my opinions and informing my peers about my country's most interesting news. I am more used to doing so through talks than writing, but I am looking forward to learning."
Business Administration major at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Current Player in NCAA Division I Collegiate Golf.
“I like to write about topics of my interest. It gives me the chance to express my views and ideas in an open way. I like getting feedback and opinions that people from different parts of the world have about what I write."
Recent graduate in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.
Previously Energy Engineering major at Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University. Passionate about photography, traveling and politics.
“In our interconnected world it is crucially important for young people to be involved in positive and sustainable development, highlighting their insights, and addressing future global challenges. Thanks to GYV all this becomes possible”
Sean Harris, United Kingdom
Studying towards a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Psychology at Queens University of Charlotte.
Tennis player in NCAA Division 2.
Treasurer of Sigma Tau Delta English honours society. President of the Student Alumni Council at my University.
"Writing for an organisation like this is a wonderful opportunity to share experience, and a chance to share how national events effect us all on both a local and global scale."
Robert Cain, United Kingdom
B.A. in Journalism from Bournemouth University.
Formerly, intern at The Bucks Herald Newspaper, Publicis Blueprint and BBC Radio Religion and Ethics.
Freelance writer and part-time master student on International Politics.
"Writing is a seamless form of expression, a way to freely speak your mind while serving a means for positive change in the world when done well."
Marta Ruszczynska, Poland
Bachelor in Business Administration at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Current player in NCAA Division I Collegiate Tennis.
“I believe that GYV provides young people with perspectives from all around the world and that it opens their eyes on different topics. It is amazing to have an opportunity to learn about other cultures
Contributor & Social Media Manager
M.S. in Marketing at Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland travel and lifestyle blogger at jasminezelda.com.
A former marketing intern in Amsterdam, Disneyland Paris employee, exchange student in the US and France, who speaks Swedish, Finnish, English, French and some Spanish.
“Writing has been a great passion of mine ever since I was a child. It started out as stories of forest animals, evolved into love poems in my early teens, up until I found blogging as a medium to get my voice heard. I find myself having a lot of thoughts about various things, and that’s why Global Young Voices is the perfect opportunity to give the world a little bit of a Finnish perspective.”
Federica Lamera, Italy
M.Sc. in Product Service System Design at Politecnico di Milano
Recent graduate in B.Sc. in Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano, exhibitor for Design x Design at Milan Design Week, participant at DIGE workshop with top six European Design Schools, former Ballerina at Istituto per la Formazione Coreutica including a performance at Bucharest National Opera House.
"To me, design and writing are the most powerful means of communication. In Global Young Voices these elements are intertwined and produce a both insightful and fascinating experience."
Cum Laude Graduate in B.S. in Design at Libera Accademia di Belle Arti in Brescia.
Former exchange student in Barcelona at scola Superior de Disseny i Art Llotja, speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
Product designer volunteer at Institute for Indian Mother and Child in Kolkata to try to empower the women by teaching them how to build and sell solar-powered lamps.
"Design is about conveying meanings and giving life to shapes. Underlying each photograph and cartoon within the site is a specific interpretation of the topics we tackle and of the design we wish to convey."
Diverse News Reporter
Foreign Modern Languages and Literatures majored at the University of Bergamo.
Volunteering teacher of Italian to immigrants, former presenter and debator for Film Forums, former ballerina of classical dance, she has worked in London, lived in Montreal and speaks Italian, English, Russian and some French.
After a 4-month internship as Russian-Italian translator, she has been hired in the airport.
She is currently taking a master in management and international economic relations.
“For me writing is a great passion and the best way to express myself. Global Young Voices is an opportunity to share information with other students around the world, knowing different opinions and opening my mind”.