Alessandra Giannessi is a Brussels-based political scientist and activist. Her main focuses are migrations, intercultural dialogue, free movement and social rights in Europe. Between January and June 2017 she has completed an internship at transform! europe, supporting the research of the Global Strategy working group. She currently works at ITACA (Italian and Transnational Association for Communities Abroad), an NGO promoting the integration of migrants' communities all around the world, and member of the INCA CGIL network.