Kolours

Kolours international management teams

 Kolours Association (Switzerland)

Prof. Dr. Sabrina Bresciani
President and Communications Manager

is Assistant Professor at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. She has been a researcher at Harvard University (U.S.), at the University of Cambridge (U.K.) and at the National University of Singapore, and has been a guest professor at various universities worldwide. She lived in seven countries and has always had a passion for social entrepreneurship as a mean for development. [Personal website]

Rahel Aschwanden
Secretary

has studied, worked and lived in several countries around the world. She has a background in public and intercultural communication and focuses her research on topics like social innovation and the role of social movements, environmental sustainability and communication for social change. At the center of her life, however, is the topic of Global Education. She is currently working for The Impact Hub Zurich.

Katia Baggio
Treasurer

studied Economics and Business Administration at the Università di Brescia. She lived and worked for one year in the U.K.

Currently she is working for Lord Italia Srl as sourcing specialist.

Prof. Dr. Karthik Sankaranarayanan
Founding member

is Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario, Canada. Previosly he was a researcher at NECSI (New England Complex Systems Institute), Cambridge, MA. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Lugano, Switzerland. He has a MSc degree in Embedded systems design with Business Applications from the same university and bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Madras, India.

Associazione Kolours Italia ONLUS

Prof. Dr. Sabrina Bresciani
President and Communications Manager

is Assistant Professor at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. She has been a researcher at Harvard University (U.S.), at the University of Cambridge (U.K.) and at the National University of Singapore, and has been a guest professor at various universities worldwide. She lived in seven countries and has always had a passion for social entrepreneurship as a mean for development. [Personal website]

Ing. Dr. Silvia Rossetti
Treasurer
is an Environmental Engineer and research fellow at the University of Brescia (IT), where she cooperates with the Urban and Transport planning group. She received her PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of Brescia. Her research interests are focused on Geographic Information Systems, Road Safety and Accessibility Planning.

Franca Giuradeo
Secretary and artist

is an experienced secretary and accountant. In addition, she love paining on any material, from wall painting (murales) to textile, glass and ceramic.

Dr. Alice Comi
Advisor

is a post-doc researcher at Allto University, Finland. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Lugano, Switzerland. She has a research interest in inter-organizational collaboration and has recently joined Kolours with a view to extend the association's network of partners.

Diego De Munari
Advisor

is a network engineer and head of the IT unit of Computec srl. He manages all the IT aspects of Kolours, and is the photographer of the association [Professional website]. In his free time he writes, composes, plays and arranges all the songs of Symphony Boulevard, the band he co-founded in 2008 [Symphony Boulevard website].


 
 

 

Welcome

Kolours aims at giving every person the chance to paint the future.It empowers poor people by giving them the skills to produce, and the channels to sell their products.When you buy Kolours products, you contribute to empower poor and disabled people: the revenues are entirely invested in the development of training centers which support the poorest in learning a profession and creating their businesses. Disadvantaged people, disabled and widows have the opportunity to come out of poverty and social emergination by learning a qualifying profession, working, and finally be the architects of their own lives.