Tiziana Ciampolini is a social psychologist, she earned a PhD from the Department of Economics and Management of the Sophia University Institute.She is the Italian representative in the Social Innovation and Social Economy Task Force of Caritas Europa. She has worked for the Public Administration and the Third Sector dealing with intervention, research and training. S-NODI was established in Turin in 2013 by Caritas Italiana, within the national program “System Actions against poverty”. It aims at fighting inequalities and social exclusion by creating territorial systems of co-responsibility among citizens, public and private organization, so that local communities efficiently take care of fragile people by means of innovative projects, policies and tools such as social enterprises.
S-NODI operates at local, national and international levels by implementing action-research projects, networks between social innovators and impact investors, capacity building activities for policy makers, professionals, entrepreneurs and citizens on co-design and co-creation (multi-stakeholders approach) of innovative actions fostering social inclusion, and through the active involvement of vulnerable citizens and socio-economic local development.