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Anna Ascani

Anna Ascani

Leader Anna Ascani from 2020 Leaders Europe.

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education

Anna is Italy’s Deputy Minister of Education, responsible for the school programs for students from 0-18 years of age that give all students the possibility to develop their unique talents. One of Anna’s initiatives, “superiamo i divari,” aims to overcome inequality between schools in different regions of Italy by supporting school directors and teachers, investing in buildings and digital infrastructure, and encouraging peer-to-peer exchange between schools. As a teenager, Anna dreamed of becoming a teacher; she feels fortunate to play a role in improving the educational experience for all of Italy’s students today.

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