Mariapia Rizzi

Communication Assistant from 2009 and Italian Sign Language (LIS) interpreter since 2013, Mariapia Rizzi approached Sign Language and Deaf Culture thanks to her dissertation in Semiotics on Sign Language Poetry. On behalf of Siena School for Liberal Arts, she has been taking part to various european projects regarding Sign language and international Sign.She co-teaches Deaf Culture for the Siena School for Liberal Arts and coordinates the Summer Program for Signers.

From 2010 she has been working for the Mason Perkins Deafness Fund as project coordinator.