FRANCESCO PERCONTI - CREATOR AND PROJECT MANAGER
Graduated in economic development and international cooperation in Palermo, at the age of 20 he began working in the social field founding `Cooperazione Senza Frontiere’ (currently its President) and specializing in project management.
The passion in this field has led him to develop numerous collaborations, among them all with European Alternatives, Ashoka and Giosef Italy (whose board of directors he is currently a member of), and international projects such as the Changemakerxchange and Impact Aimers.
He is one of the creators and founders of PYC – Palermo youth Centre and of `La Nuova Villa Trabia’.
His passions are cinema, travels and good food.
For No Profit Challenge, he take care of the management of the project.
ALESSIO COSTA - CREATOR AND WEST SICILY MANAGER
Alessio lives in Palermo, where he was born in 1989.
He graduated from the classical high school in 2008 and at the University of Palermo in International Cooperation in 2014 after years of activism in the The Students' Union and in the Faculty of Economics Council.
In 2015 he obtained a postgraduate diplomas in `Project Management for Local Development`.
In 2010 he founded `Cooperazione Senza Frontiere’ of which now he is Vice-President (CSF).
With CSF in 2011 he joined the Giosef Italy network, where he now work as project manager and local coordinator; in 2014, in collaboration with the Arci center `The Factory’, he inaugurated the `Palermo Youth Centre` of which he became the coordinator in 2016.
He deals with social planning, group facilitation and organization of events and activities.
LORENZO FLORESTA - EST SICILY MANAGER
Master's degree in Law and International Master in European Studies, he has been national president of Giosef Italy (Giovani Senza Frontiere) from 2010 to 2017.
As a freelancer he works as project manager and private consultant for Statutory corporation, NGO and non-profit organizations.
From 2012 to 2015 he has been a director of the Forum Nazionale dei Giovani and the Forum Nazionale del Servizio Civile.
For some years he has dedicated himself to the study of models capable of creating and/or recreating spaces for active citizen involvement.
Passionate about readings and essays on the social economy, law, politics, european and international matters.
Videogames, fishing, football and swimming are some of his passions.
ALESSANDRA MASSIMINO - COMMUNICATION MANAGER
Alessandra lives in Palermo, where she was born in 1985.
After a professional period in Germany, shortly after she specialized in Art History, she returned to the city and since then she has worked as a freelance consultant in digital communication in various social projects.
Almost immediately she joined the staff of the Palermo Youth Center as a resource for communication while she took care of her Association that promotes the artistic fruition for the peoples with visual disabilities.
Passionate advocate of the importance of Tiny Beautiful Things she loves music, art and good food.
She is the Communication Manager for No Profit Challenge.
GUIDO CICALA - IDEATOR AND TEST
Guido Cicala is a computer technician with decades of experience and is confident with electronics.
He left University because he can not adapt to rigid schemes.
He is a creative person and has a good intuition.
Guido has done a lot of volunteerism, is interested in social issues and actively participates in cultural promotion at the local level.
He has also participated in several non-formal education activities in some European Union countries.
Today, he works for the NPC project, a key element for platform design.