Antonella Giulia Pizzaleo

Research fellow 2009-2010

Dr. Antonella Giulia Pizzaleo holds a degree and a PhD in Communication Sciences. After her PhD, she worked as a lecturer at Sapienza University in Rome, in the fields of new media and shared production of knowledge by social media. She also worked as a journalist, writing on technology and social aspects of Internet use. In 2006 she started working at Italian Ministry for Public Administration and Innovation, as Scientific Counselor of the Undersecretary of State, Beatrice Magnolfi. In this context, she worked for the Italian participation at the first and the second IGF (Athens and Rio de Janeiro). With Professor Stefano Rodotà and the Committee on Information Society, established by the Undersecretary Magnolfi, she worked at the Italian proposal for an “Internet Bill of Rights”. In 2007, this proposal was officially supported by the Brazil Government, which signed a Joint Declaration with Italian Government.
In 2007 and 2008, she worked to organize two international Forums on the Internet Bill of Rights project in Rome and in Cagliari. After the end of the Government’s term in 2008, she continued to work on Internet Governance and on the Internet Bill of Rights project. She is member of the Promoter Committee of Italian IGF. She has worked as a researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of CNR- National Research Council and at Nexa Center for Internet and Society, at Politecnico of Turin.

Dr. Antonella Giulia Pizzaleo passed away in Rome on January 7th, 2019.