Arianna obtained her BSc in Chemistry at the University of Milan, Italy and her MSc in Chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität in Munich, Germany as a DAAD scholarship holder (German Exchange Academic Service). In 2014, she carried out her final master’s thesis at the University College London, UK. Upon graduation she completed a 5-month traineeship at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. She was employed at the Nanobiosciences Unit, which is part of the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection and is undertaking research into nanomaterials behaviour in support of EU legislation. In 2017, she was one of the 100 young individuals each representing their own country selected for the Berlin G20.