Ellyn Toscano is Executive Director of New York University Florence. She is the founder of La Pietra Dialogues and the producer of The Season, a summer festival which assembles artists, writers, musicians and public intellectuals to produce new works or reinterpretations of classics. Before arriving at New York University Florence, Ms. Toscano served as Chief of Staff and Counsel to Congressman Jose Serrano of New York for two decades, was his chief policy advisor on legislative, political and media concerns and directed his work on the Appropriations Committee. Ms. Toscano also served as counsel to the New York State Assembly Committee on Education for 9 years and served on the boards of several prominent arts and cultural institutions in New York City. She is currently on the board of trustees of the International School of Florence, Italy. A lawyer by training, Ms. Toscano earned an LLM in International Law from New York University School of Law.
Megan Metters, Coordinator
Megan Metters coordinates La Pietra Dialogues. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley, Megan did her masters work at France´s HEC School of Management and the Institute of Political Studies of Paris before entering the Ph.D. program in History at the European University Institute in Florence. Contact Megan at: email@example.com
Marija Mihajlovic, Communications
Marija Mihajlovic handles communications for LPD. Marija graduated with a degree in Italian language and literature from the University of Belgrade and a masters degree in Communications and Media Relations from the University of Florence. Contact Marija at: firstname.lastname@example.org