Roberta Spilli is graduated in 1997 in Educational Sciences at the Faculty of Education Science, University of Florence. Following the award of the degree, she worked for the surveys in the field of sociology, first as a registered holder of a Postdoctoral Research, then as operations coordinator with the Department of Social Studies of the Faculty of Education Science, University of Florence. She works with public and private subjects for the implementation of research and inquiries in sociology and education. She also provides consulting services to public and private companies in the field of planning, management and reporting of training courses also financed through funds of a public nature or national community. Conferences: Commission Reform of the welfare state and the role of social cooperation for “Regional conference on cooperation”, organized by the Tuscany Region (September 29-30, 1999); From the workshop to the entrepreneurship, rapporteur at the conference Arts Crafts and Welfare, organized by the Centro Orientamento Sviluppo Produttività – Special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Pistoia (November 16, 2002); The third sector and the new models of social planning, rapporteur at the conference organized by the University of Bergamo, in collaboration with the Centre for Voluntary Service of the Province of Bergamo (May 26, 2007).