Chiara Ridolfi

Chiara Ridolfi

Speaker

Chiara Ridolfi is a qualified Social Worker, she started working in community based projects with young people in 2000 in Italy, Brazil, Thailand and Bangladesh. Since 2007 she has been involved in the delivery of Project Bantu at STARTTS as the Project Officer and Social Worker. Chiara’s role included co-facilitation of Capoeira Angola groups, project documentation and evaluation, liaison with school, social support and referrals for the young people involved. Chiara has been training in Capoeira Angola with Mestre Roxinho and has developed her Capoeira Angola skills to the extent that she is able to teach classes independently. In 2012 she commenced the position of Child and Adolescent Counsellor at STARTTS, adding individual counselling and therapy to her duties.