Head of Programmes, Action Aid
Since 2004, Beatrice Costa has been working for ActionAid, an international NGO committed to the independent struggle against poverty, where she is currently Head of the Programmes in Italy.
Previously, she also worked on gender issues and women's empowerment coordinating the program for women's rights at ActionAid.
She co-edited (with Elena Sisti) the book "Women rule the world. Insights women to change the economy" for the publishing house Altreconomia
Born in Milan in 1981, Beatrice Costa graduated in International and Diplomatic Sciences at the University of Turin in 2005.
In 2010 she got another degree in Religious Studies at the Institute of Religious Sciences in Novara and then attended the M.A. in Bible and European culture at the University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan and the Theological Faculty of Northern Italy.