Stefania Sinesi

NEVER GIVE UP Founder, Chairman and Scientific Manager

Psychologist, psycotherapist, Visiting professor at University of Perugia.

Stefania carries out clinical and research work at Agostino Gemelli General Hospital in Rome (Operative division of Mental Health Consultation-
Area of developmental age, adolescence and perinatal psychopathology and eating disorder), and at the University of Perugia (C.U.R.I.A.MO Center –  University Center of Interdepartmental Research on Motor Activity for Clinical Care Program of EUROBIS project – European network EPODE for obesity in developmental age).

She is Manager of the psychological counseling service for students of the University of Perugia and

Tutor at the Eating Disorders course at the Medicine and Surgery Major at Campus Bio-Medico in Rome.

She developed her clinical and research experience in national and internationa centers as: Children’s National Medical Center in Washinghton D.C., Universidad Complutense, l’Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón e Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús in Madrid, Maastricht University, London Maudsley Hospital-King’s College.

Simona Sinesi

Founder, Vice-President and Communication and Development Manager of NEVER GIVE UP.
Graduated in Economics, she developed a twenty-year experience in the field of marketing and strategic communication working for the biggest consumer brands.

Ludovica Nicolai

Fundraising e Activation Coordinator.
Ludvica coordinates fundraising and field activities.
She is completing her studies in Sport Science at Foro Italico University in Rome and has g a consolidated experience in the coordination and development of projects for social good.

Honor Committee

Janet Treasure

Psychiatrist, Ph.D, Manager of National Health System (NHS) Eating Disorders Center at London Maudsley Hospital. She is an international leading expert in Eating Disorder area.

Claudia Mazzeschi

Lecturer of Dynamic Psychology at University of Perugia, Head of Philosophy, Social, Human and Education Science Department, Scientific Head of C.U.R.I.A.MO Center – University of Perugia. Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Ph.D.

Laura Dalla Ragione

Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, Head of the Integrated Network of Eating Disorder of the Local Health Authorities of Umbria (structures of Todi, Città della Pieve and Umbertide), Scientific Consultant of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Youth for Eating Disorders and Coordinator of Consensus Conference on Eating Disorders of the Italian Institute of Health.

Pietro Bria

Psychiatrist and Head of Psychiatry and Psychiatric counseling services at Agostino Gemelli General Hospital in Rome.

Alessandra De Coro

Didactic Psychoanalyst of AIPA (Italian Association of Analytican Psychology), Member of IAAP (International Association for Analytical Psychology), Lecturer and Head of Dynamic and Clinical Psycology Department at La Sapienza University in Rome.


Experts – Psychotherapists, Nutritionists, Psychiatrists, Endocrinologist and other specialists – who gained experiences in awareness, prevention, treatment, research and education on Eating and Nutritional Disorders.


Highly qualified staff whose mission is manage the contact between those who need NEVER GIVE UP and the NEVER GIVE UP Team.