Our Staff

Our Staff Presenting the Italian and expat minds powering StudentsVille Italy day after day: Marco, Paolo, Barbara, Whitney and Sara... the StudentsVille.it (dream) team!





MARCO DE LA PIERRE - (Founder) Real Estate Manager, Copywriter
New Media Professor, Real Estate Agent, Playmaker and Professional Ponderer, passionate about theater and sports, getting ever-closer to launching the dream StudentsVille basketball tournament.
EMAIL: marco.delapierre@dotflorence.com
WEBSITES: dotflorence.com - studentsville.it
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PAOLO RAMPONI: (Co-Founder) Webmaster, Administrator
Medieval Castle Hunter (in Tuscany, Scotland, England, France). Outside, he's a 21st century Webmaster. Inside, he's a 13th century Knight.
EMAIL: paolo.ramponi@dotflorence.com
WEBSITES: dotflorence.com - castellitoscani.com
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BARBARA BRIGHINDI - (Co-Founder) Programmer
Free Climber, Marathon Runner, Yoga Guru. Eats bread and html for breakfast.  In one word: Iron Woman. (Online and offline.)
EMAIL: webtech@dotflorence.com
LINKEDIN: http://it.linkedin.com/in/barbarabrighindi
WEBSITE: dotflorence.com

WHITNEY RICHELLE
Project Manager, Journalist, Video Host & Editor, Event Planner

Soaks energy from the bright Tuscan flowers and injects it into the web! The sunny side of StudenstVille.it!
EMAIL: whitney@studentsville.it
WEBSITE: whattodoflorence.com
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SARA AMERIGHI - Accomodation Manager
Travel Junkie, Adventurer, and The Problem Solver of Studentsville.it. Need a loft apartment in the city center, a room in the University district, or a castle in the Florentine hills for a surprise party? No problem! Call Sara: number one in town, the Queen of Accommodation!
EMAIL: booking@apartmentsinflorence.net
WEBSITE: apartmentsinflorence.net



AMIR ALDEAN – Journalism & Communications Intern
With the goal of finding the perfect “Old Fashioned” and always being ready to try new things, Muzzi is eager to experience everything the city has to offer by day and night.


NATALIE FRICK – Marketing & Social Media Intern
Here in Florence, this crab-picking, beach-chair-chilling girl from Maryland has opened her camera lens to find a much greater view on life.
ALICIA PEREZ – Former Journalism & Social Media Intern
From Madrid, Alicia is a young journalist and lover of Italian food, art, language, and fashion. Traveling the world is nice, too.

CHANEY CARLSON-BULLOCK – Former Video Production Intern
Modern-day hippie trying to reveal the world's secrets through the lens of a video camera.

NINA GIBIAN – Former Communications Intern
Lover of all things pasta, TV/Movie obsessed, social media fanatic, music junkie... friend-proclaimed encyclopedia. Gaining insight and answers into the meaning of life one BuzzFeed post at a time, while eating a bowl of spaghetti.

ETHAN DILLON – Former Event Reporter Intern
From Washington, Ethan is a Public Relations/Advertising major with a passion for writing and sharing! Follow his posts and explore Florence with Ethan!

PAIGE PEERENBOOM – Former Social Media & Graphic Design Intern
As a lover of Italian food, fashion, culture, and design - this social media nut is always on the prowl for the latest news, jokes, venues, and trends happening in the Firenze neighborhood.

CLAIRE GANZON - Former Social Media & Graphic Design Intern
As a lover of Italian food, fashion, culture, and design - this social media nut is always on the prowl for the latest news, jokes, venues, and trends happening in the Firenze neighborhood.


ARNUB FAROOQI - Former Travel & Culture Intern

Always seeking out insider info; Art history, Sociology, and Anthropology give this New Yorker the perfect lens through which to detail her adventures in Florence.


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ÚLIA BERTUOL - Former Marketing Intern
Half brazilian, half italian. Now, almost a Florentine!
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NATALIE ROTH - Former Communications Intern

Travel blogger; event photographer; director, star, and editor of her own Italian cooking videos
WEBSITE: natalielroth.wordpress.com
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