Rosaria is an able academic with a comprehensive experience as project manager and evaluator.

In addition to her PhD, Rosaria holds a PGCE, specialising in training and e-learning. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an Associate Lecturer for the Open University (Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies), a Consultant for eSTEeM (the OU’s centre for STEM pedagogy) and has extensive experience as Dance lecturer at BTEC and UAL levels. She is also an Artistic Quality Assessor for the Arts Council and acts as consultant researcher and evaluator for artists, art events, public and private sectors.

Rosaria’s management experience has been based on her integrity, her ability to manage expectations, and to work with individuals and groups both developing their skills and reaching agreed outcomes. This often involves dealing with unexpected events, overcoming obstacles, and supporting individuals and groups to achieve what they set out to do.

Some of her current project management work includes:

  • Leading on the outreach programme for Three Score Dance, delivering dance and movement sessions in care homes and dementia specialist homes and a tailored made in-house training programme for volunteers as part of a peer support worker mentoring programme
  • Finding your Compass, of which she is a co-founder, a project which explores a creative road to recovery from mental health.
  • Co-coordinator and lead choreographer of Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul

Some commissioners have been:

IMA International
The Big Chill
The Trust for Developing Communities
South East Dance
University of East London
WSIS Gender Caucus
Equate Scotland
Athena SWAM
Culture Shift
The Open University