About Simona
Born in Naples, thanks to her mother who was passionate about art and a teacher, Simona grew up among artists, museums and art galleries. She earned a degree in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures with a historical focus from the Istituto Universitario Orientale in Naples. In 1997 she moved to Rome: it was love at first sight and her passion is not over yet. After a two-year postgraduate Ms in Art and Architecture for Liturgy from the Sant'Anselmo Pontifical University in Rome, she is now earning an additional master's degree in Art History and a first-level master in Art Therapy in Education. She also works for the Museums of the Municipality of Rome (Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini, etc.) as a tour guide in official events (G20 Summit in Rome in 2021, Rome Mayor's guests, FIFA, etc.) and as a tactile tour guide. In addition to her activity as a museum educator, she is a licensed tour guide (Rome and the Vatican Museums) and a Nature Interpretive Guide and Walking Leader (GAE). Member of ENAT (European Network for Accessible Tourism) and of Pantou Listed Suppliers, she is also a school teacher for students with special needs. She has traveled the seven seas as a scuba dive master and she broadened her horizons by working as a business developer for a food multinational company for many years. She is also a certified UNAPROL olive oil taster. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
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