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Ersilia Vaudo

ERSILIA VAUDO - © Triennale Milano - foto Gianluca Di Ioia_300

Ersilia Vaudo has a degree in Astrophysics and has worked at the European Space Agency since 1991. During her career, she has held various positions and worked for four years at the ESA office in Washington DC (USA), where she oversaw relations with NASA. In 2022, she was the curator of the XXII International Exhibition of the Milan Triennale on the theme Unknown Unknowns. An introduction to mysteries. She is president and co-founder of the association Il Cielo itinerante which promotes STEM literacy ‘bringing the sky’ – with a telescope on top of a minibus and STEM camps – among boys and girls in poor areas affected by educational poverty. In 2023 she published Mirabilis. Cinque intuizioni (più altre in arrivo) che hanno rivoluzionato la nostra idea di Universo for Einaudi.
ph. credits: Gianluca Di Ioia



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