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Remo Giuffre
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Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

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Francesca Fedeli

President and Cofounder | Fightthestroke & Mirrorable

Milano, Italy

"Learning while observing"

Generally thinking:

Education & Academia
Business, Work & Strategy
Technology & The Future
Global Issues
Sustainability & Environment
Media & Journalism
Creativity & Design
Body, Mind & Science

My tags:

ActivismBusiness DevelopmentHealthScienceMarketingMedicinePhilanthropySocial ChangeStrategy GeneralSustainability

Very good at:
+ convincing people
+ dealing with corporations
+ advocating for young stroke survivors

About me & my work:

When my son Mario was just 10 days old he was diagnosed as having had a perinatal stroke in the right side of his brain, which left him unable to move the left side of his body.

My partner Robert D'Angelo and I founded to gather and share the experiences of families who have been affected by all types of infant and childhood strokes. The social movement wants to open up a dialogue about the devastating effects of this traumatic event, advocating for young stroke survivors and using technology and open medicine as enablers for their better future.

I also act as a member of various Boards of Patients Associations, became an Eisenhower Fellow in 2014 and the first Ashoka Fellow in Italy in 2015.

My links:

TEDGlobal 2013 Talk


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