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 area.
She is the ITU Director at the National Model United Nations New York 2018 – after the promotion from FAO Assistant Director, and within the project, she published a research paper about agricultural development in the aftermath of emergencies. Her interest in investigating geopolitical dynamics culminated in her long-standing collaboration with Il Caffè Geopolitico and the foundation of her geopolitical review No Silence. In New York City, she participated in the Exchange Visitor Program serving a women-owned international company as a Business Analyst. During this experience, she has been appointed as an Ambassador at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for its commitment to supporting foreign companies and women-owned businesses.
Her academic career is made by 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, Rome, Italy. She also studied at the New York University obtaining with excellent results the Certificate in Global Affairs from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Born and raised in Rome, Italy, she moved to the United States in 2015, after so many years of involvement in the non-profit sector that brought her to Rwanda, Republic of Korea, and all around Europe.