assistant to team, executive office
Serena’s background includes administrative assistant positions in the private sector, notably the world’s second-largest shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company, as well as work in the public sector, with WHO’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Originally from Italy, Serena finished her university degree with a project on the languages of northern Mozambique, and then earned a master’s degree, with honors, in international tourism from the MIB School of Management, completing some of the studies in Panama. Her three years of living in Africa included time in Kenya, and in Mozambique, where she worked with local people to develop an eco-tourism lodge on the Mozambican island of Ibo. She speaks Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.