Lucia D'Arino Mancuso Biography

Lucia is the International Cooperation and Communications Officer. She supports the international cooperation programmes and advocates for the visibility and presence of disability within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensuring effective communication and awareness raising. She also contributes in the organisation and administration of projects, including managing events and meetings to ensure the inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities internationally.

Lucia started working at EDF in September 2017 as a trainee in Human Rights and Gender Equality and later became Events and Communications Officer. She has shifted her work to policy and advocacy of the rights of persons with disabilities within and outside the EU.

She has a degree in International Relations at Loughborough University (UK) and a Master’s in European Studies at Aarhus University (Denmark), with the experience of living in different countries in Europe.