Alessandra holds a degree in Cinema from the University of Siena. She worked on the production of historical, social and current issues documentaries with Fabulafilm (Italy) from 2004 to 2011.
Since 2008 she has been coordinating training programmes such as MAIA Workshops (EU MEDIA Programme, since 2006), HERMES (Council of Europe, Eurimages, 2009), and the Director Across Borders Workshops (EuroEast Culture, 2012-13).
She is currently responsible for the overall management and the coordination of the Maia Workshps and its Alumni Network (EU Creative Europe MEDIA Programme, since 2016) and is the financial manager of Maia Associazione Culturale.
Alessandra also consults with production companies on development and co-production issues and is frequently called to lecture on training initiatives in Italy and abroad.