BA; MA (International Relations); M.Sc. (Public Policy and Migration Studies); MCMR.
Alessandra Cannizzo holds an MA in International Relations – Asian studies and an MSc in Public Policy and Migration Studies. She has significant multidimensional work experience in the field of education ranging from teaching children and training adults to project management and human rights education. For the last three years, Alessandra has worked as project manager in an NGO and has contributed to many initiatives related to forced migration and human trafficking (research and training activities, work in a reception facility, advocacy, and intercultural mediation for several organizations). In particular, in Palermo she has established a wide and solid network of contacts with relevant stakeholders and various diaspora communities. Currently, she also cooperates with Amnesty International, with a special focus on women, children and migrants/refugees (member of the National Committee for Migrants and Refugees). She hopes to establish in the nearest future, an intercultural association, IKENGA Voice of Africa to promote African culture.