She is researcher at the Fondazione Santagata, where she is also in charge of international projects. She holds a Master in Economics and Management for Arts and Culture from Bocconi University in Milan and a Diploma in International Cooperation and Development from ISPI in Milan. Her previous experience in cultural cooperation include a year of fieldwork in Peru on an EU-funded initiative for the promotion of intangible cultural heritage, and assignments at the AICS Office in Cuba on cultural-based local development initiatives, in North Macedonia for knowledge exchange and capacity-building with the Ministry of Culture, and in Turkey, for harnessing stakeholder participation in the management of Izmir agora archaeological site. In Italy, Giulia worked on applied research projects for several public cultural institutions, mainly in the field of cultural heritage management, intangible heritage safeguard and local development. Since 2020, she is Adjunct professor of Art Economics and Art Market at Brera Fine Art Academy, in Milan.