President and Founder, Fightthestroke
Cohort: Ashoka Innovators for the Public, Paris, 2018
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Francesca Fedeli has been a Senior MarCom and CSR professional for more than 15 years, with experiences in highly competitive environments, from FMCG to Premium Financial Services and online banking. After the birth of her baby and a +1M TED talk, she became a social activist and brain enthusiast, passionate about fightthestroke.org, a social enterprise, utilizing technologies and translational science to support stroke victims and children with Cerebral Palsy in living well and making steps towards recovery: first concrete result is the rehab platform www.mirrorable.org. She’s a Board Director in various Patient Advocacy associations, an Eisenhower Fellow on Innovation since 2014 and a proud founder of ‘Call for Brain’ event, promoting TEDMED live conferences and the first Hackathon in Medicine in Italy. She’s a book author, the First Ashoka Fellow (2015) and Global Good Fund Fellow in Italy (2017).