SARA ROVERSI



Co-founder with her husband Andrea Magelli of You Can Group "Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Growth", an entrepreneurial ecosystem that since 2003 has been fueling the creation of new startups mainly in the food and tech sectors as well as supporting business partners in innovation processes. Her recent philanthropic projects, Future Food Institute and the co-working space COB, focus on future scenarios of food and social innovation. She is teaching entrepreneurship, and has been active since 2010 in Unindustria Bologna as President of “Tradeshow Marketing and Communications section” in the Tertiary Sector. In 2012, Sara was honored with the Marisa Bellisario Award for Young Entrepreneurs as well as the Chamber of Commerce of Bologna Young Entrepreneurs Award. She has been a member of the delegation of the Young Entrepreneurs of Confindustria G20 YEA SUMMIT since 2013, and since 2014 she is member of the Advisory Board of the CLab funded by the Fondazione Banca del Monte e Cassa di Risparmio Faenza and member of the Board of Directors of CAAB The Agri-Food Center of Bologna . Her most recent international initiative through the Future Food Institute is the Food Innovation Program. This unique and global initiative, in partnership with Prof. Matteo Vignoli and the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia as well as the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, aims to inspire and shape a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators in the food chain. Sara is part of the Google Food Innovation Lab. The Google Food Innovation Lab is a global collaborative network for leading thinkers and doers in the food space that apply their knowledge and passion towards imagining and shaping the future of food.