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Thursday, April 21, 2016

April Monthly Meeting

Save the date for the April Monthly Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, April 21st, during which Amici dei Portici founder, Elizabeth Robinson, will present her film about the city's porticos (the event coincides with Bologna's 900th anniversary as a comune). The meeting will be held in the Aula Magna of Centro delle Donne (Via del Piombo, 5) with social greetings starting at 7:15pm and the talk commencing promptly at 8pm. A no-host aperitivo will follow the meeting at Osteria La Fontana (Via Fondazza, 83).


The meeting will take place in the Aula Magna of Centro delle Donne located at Via del Piombo, 5 (off of via Fondazza, between via Santo Stefano and Strada Maggiore).



The meeting is set for Thursday, April 21st. Social greetings will begin at 7:15pm, and the presentation will commence promptly at 8pm.


A female friend or colleague to introduce to the IWF.

English books and dvds for adults and children to donate to the IWF book table (good quality copies only, please!). The book sale will operate as always on the honor system, €1 for paperbacks, €2 for hardbacks and dvds.


Elizabeth Robinson is the founder of Amici dei Portici, a non profit activity that sponsors initiatives to promote the cultural value of the Bologna porticos. She is currently President of Nicox Research Insitute and Investment Director at Quadrivio Capital, with significant experience in the areas of venture capital management, business development, assisting new innovative start-ups and product development in the pharma sector. She is a member of Italian Angels for Growth and sits on the board of Fulbright Commission Italy as well as Italian friends of TCF ONLUS. Elizabeth graduated from Wellesley College with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry before earning a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.