Italy Council Chair,
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Federica Volpe is a renowned Italian journalist. Born and raised in the south of Italy, she grew up loving books, cinema, TV, music and pizza. She graduated in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Cultures at Università Degli Studi Di Napoli L’Orientale. Based in Los Angeles, she is a foreign correspondent for Italian magazines and newspapers such as Grazia, and has collaborated with some of the biggest outlets. Despite her young age, Federica has shown soon enough in the business a great passion, motivation and sensitivity that brought her at the high levels she is at right now. She has interviewed incredible artists, including Amy Adams, Mariah Carey, Barbra Streisand, Gloria Gaynor, Geena Davis and so on. Federica is also a member of the Critics Choice Association and an official voter of the Critics Choice Awards. Being a young woman in the business made Federica very well aware of the power words and images hold and therefore how essential it is to promote women empowerment for present and future generations.

Federica loves her job, her family and good food. So if you can’t catch her writing or working, you’ll definitely find her having big dinners with friends.