Irene is a psychologist with two fully academic degrees - one in Psychology and the other in Philosophy -, including long periods of field research in Anthropology in Mongolia, South and Centre America, Indonesia, which led her to focus on myths, religious and medical aspects in different cultures, in particular in shamanism.
The deep love for Nature, joined to the Dive Master career, with the possibility of conducting classes in underwater activities and observing beneficial effects after underwater experiences, led Irene also to deepen the Animal-Assisted Therapies field.
She worked for eleven years in an art museum for the Italian Ministry of Culturale Heritage and Activities where, among the tasks assigned, she dealed with children, youngs and adults with special needs in museums. As voluntary international operator, she served in orphanages and schools in Peru, Mongolia and Germany.
For many years Irene's research has been focused on women's awareness and empowerment processes.
Her principal working languages are Italian, French and English.