Ilaria Olimpico is a social arts facilitator and trainer. She works with an awareness-based approach, weaving Social Presencing Theater, Aesthetic of the Oppressed, Focusing, and Participative Storytelling.
She holds a BA in International and Diplomatic Sciences at University Orientale in Naples, with research on the Arab-Islamic world.
She has been working for more than ten years in intercultural and peace education programs for teenagers and adults. In the last four years, she has been working on EU projects with migrants. During the pandemic, she developed the online format Stories that reconnect.
She collaborates with the University of Florence, CISP University of Pisa, and University of Applied Science Würzburg (FHWS).
She is co-founder of the collective TheAlbero (thealbero.wordpress.com), facilitator at ImaginAction (imaginaction.org), and a member of the Organizing Committee of PPLG (pplg.org).