She achieved the Accounting Diploma at the Technical Institute "Tortelli" in Genova, July 1982. She has been employed in an Engineering Company from December 1, 1982 to March 1, 1984. She entered the Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies (IMATI) of the CNR on April 1984. She is currently an Accountancy Clerk at the IMATI, Section of Genova, where her main tasks are the management of the ordinary financing of IMATI, as well as the demanding management of fundings from several projects and contracts, both national (e.g. MIUR –Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research) and international (European Community). This activity also implies the dealing with the questions related to the activation and administrative management of temporary working contracts and fellowships funded by national and international projects. She attended several courses on automated data processing as well as on fiscal and social security related aspects, in public bodies and in particular in CNR. She was part of the organizational staff of several major international meetings organized by IMATI, where she took care of registrations, registration fees, logistics, contacts with the catering agencies, distribution of working documents and support to participants.