Simona Scotti is a senior student at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, majoring in International Relations. She has received two scholarships to carry out her studies in Belgrade and in Bogotá, studying respectively Security Studies and Political Science. She has volunteered in Azerbaijan for two months at the International Eurasia Press Fund and got educated also in Russia. Simona`s academic focus lies on post-Soviet states, Western Balkans, Latin America and international law.