Ms Lucia Fanicchi
Office Assistant, Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)
Lucia Fanicchi is responsible for the general OWSD Secretariat (meetings, conferences, workshops, awards etc.), the OWSD membership network and National Chapters. Before joining OWSD in 2016 she worked in Venice at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (now Global Campus of Human Rights), where she managed the Secretariat of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) as well as the EU-UN Fellowship Programme and the E.MA Internship Programme. Previously, she held an internship at the Italian Institute of Culture at the Italian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, and worked with the International Summer Academy for Creative Arts and Media in Venice. Lucia holds a B.A. in Modern Languages and History from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, an M.A. in Languages and Literature (English and German) from the University of Trento, Italy, and a Magister Artium in Germanistik und Anglistik from the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. In 2011 Lucia also attended the Venice School of Human Rights: Development Cluster.