Rosanna is Cofounder and Digital Literacy Lead at the Digital Leadership Institute (DLII.org), a Brussels-based, international NGO whose mission is to bridge the gender gap and digital divide worldwide. She is an Architectural Engineer by training and holds a Masters Degree in Building Physics from Kyoto University in Japan. Rosanna is an experienced CAD designer and cut her teeth on Fortran programming to model building heat-transfer. For the past several years, Rosanna has led development of innovative, hands-on curricula to promote uptake of digital skills, particularly among girls and women. As g-Hive.org Community Manager at DLI, she regularly leads hands-on, fun and result-oriented workshops in the areas of computer programming, data visualisation, the Internet of Things, gaming, robotics, electronics and 3D design.
Rosanna is also a certified MIT Master Trainer in Educational Mobile Computing using the MIT App Inventor Platform. She is trained to teach both students and teachers Computer Science principles and computational thinking, while building Android apps using App Inventor.