Paola is a British-Italian entrepreneur, author, public speaker and political commentator. In 2018, she wrote “Saving the World. Women: the 21st Century Factor for Change”, published by Quartet Books, a part-manifesto for change, a part-historical and sociological essay that charts women’s condition through the centuries, analysing their treatment within political, religious, economic and societal contexts to form a bigger picture of their place in the world.
Paola is the executive producer and host of the highly inspiring YouTube show and Spotify Podcast: “Unleashed—the Game Changers”. She is the Founder & CEO of Artemide, a leading global recruitment firm in the private and corporate support staff and middle-level management sector. Paola also serves as a Governor of Downe House and is the advisor for women’s rights of the Sheriff of The City of London for 2022/2023.
Paola is a women’s and children’s rights advocate, an inspiring public speaker, and a trailblazer whose vision and life’s work empower women and girls worldwide. Paola passionately supports philanthropic causes; she lives in London with her two children and is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu devotee, having won the European Master Championship as a Blue Belt in 2020. She achieved a BA in Political Science and an MA in Institutional Relations from the University of Bologna, Italy, and before founding her own company, she probed into the world of Italian politics as the director of operations of a Think Tank in support of a former Italian Prime Minister.