Sara Belligoni is a Geopolitical Analyst. Specialized in humanitarian affairs, she is researching on civil-military cooperation in case of natural disasters and human-caused emergencies, implementation of technologies within the emergency management, and resilience to disasters. She is focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean.
She is actually working as an Associate Producer at Centounopercento – a Rome-based company focused on tech innovation. Her role is leading the production of a new company’s release during the period of February – June 2018. After the completition of this project, she will move back to the United States to start her Ph.D. in Security Studies at University of Central Florida in Orlando.
Committed in contributing to the geopolitical literature, she served Il Caffè Geopolitico for a couple of years while working on international publications within the National Model United Nations. After a first experience as UNESCO Assistant Director during the NNMUN-NY 2017 and the promotion from FAO Assistant Director, she served as ITU Director at the NMUN-NY 2018 publishing a research paper about agricultural development in the aftermath of emergencies.
Born and raised in Rome, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science for the Cooperation and Development and a Master’s Degree with Honours in International Relations – Peace, War and Security, both earned at Università degli Studi Roma Tre. She firstly moved to the United States in 2015 where she studied at the New York University obtaining with excellent results the Certificate in Global Affairs from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. A year later, she moved back to New York City for participating in the Exchange Visitor Program of the U.S. Department of State serving a women-owned international company as a Senior Business Analyst also responsible for the New York City office. During this experience, she has been appointed as an Ambassador at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for its commitment in supporting foreign companies and women-owned businesses.