Elena was born 1957 in Rome and died 2017 in Reggio.
She spent her childhood in Rome, Vienna in Austria and Reggio Emilia in North Italy.
She attended a french lyceum for eight years in Vienna.
She studied agriculture (M.Sc.) at the University of Vienna BOKU and earned a Ph.D. in agricultural meteorology.
She specialised in organic agriculture and olive oil production.
Her focus (and passion) is on creating learning spaces in nature and mindfulness.
2010 she moved to Calabria in a rural area close to Tropea and started with European projects (Grundtvig, Erasmus and others).
She is an experienced trainer in adult education and personal development (psychosynthesis of Assagioli e Presencing and U.lab of Otto Scharmer).
She is the president of the association AURA Sviluppo Sostenibile in Calabria.
She loves beautiful natural landscapes, the blue sea, big dogs, classical music. And Silence. And trainings.
Your Soul lives in Nature!
Francesco was born in 1976 in Reggio Calabria. His education converges in Communication and Marketing. Since 2000 he began working in the web. Francesco has worked for ten years in the Dada Group as Sales Manager of Register.it and Country Manager at Nominalia.com in Spain. Florence, Milan, Bergamo, Barcelona are the cities he lived in before he returned to Reggio Calabria to carry out his coaching studio (RelActionLAB). Passionate about personal growth, he leads in training courses, coaching and systemic constellations.
Olli Cuccioletti is the maskotte of Aura. He is master of intuition in this life. He was found at three weeks old alone on the street abandoned and was adopted by Gigona (and Elena). He is a mix of a Maremmano and someone else.
Born in Reggio Calabria in 1985, Giuseppe finishes his studies in accounting and begins a career in telecommunications and logistics, moving to Milan for a few years.
But he decides to return to Calabria. Music is his passion, along with the web and social networks. And just because of these passions he was able to get a job, getting certified in Google Analytics and Google AdWords.
He is collaborating with some web project about local realities.
He knows Elena Franzini, president of Aura, and begins a collaboration with her, becoming member and secretary of her association.