In more than twentyfive years, Dr. Roberta Mineo directed and inspired international working conferences like Ryla (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) and FLAM (Femininity, Leadership, Authority, Masculinity), advised companies (from as far as Banco del Peru) and NGOs (as dynamic as CISS Morocco) in leadership and strategic plans. In charge of HR assessment, organizational team building and development of training curricula, she has worked for multinationals such as P&G, collaborated with international institutions such as ILO of the UN, and chaired c programs like the EU/US-funded Atlantis.
Dr. Mineo is a tenured academic, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, where she is Associate Director of International Affairs, managing students’ and scholars’ mobility with more than thirty different international partners, including US and sub-Sahara Africa. Currently developing a project with Witwatersrand University of Johannesburg on “Valorization of historical heritage: investing in human capital and values to build participatory processes in self-sustainable communities”. As Professor of Group Processes she runs small, medium and large groups in university settings, up to one hundred people since 2005. After a PhD in Clinical Psychology, she got her post-Doc degree in ‘Institutions and Policies for Human Rights’ and in 2011 was Visiting Professor at NYU Law School. Within the chair of Psychodynamics of Family Relations, she started a new program on Gender Studies with a specific focus on violence against women.
Former Chair of the Organizational Consultancy Section of the International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP) she is now member of its Board. She consults business firms in three continents, developing visions and strategies together with CEOs and top management teams.