Simona Bodo is an independent researcher and consultant with a particular interest in the social agency of museums. She acts as an advisor to public and private institutions, and has taken part as a team expert in a number of European projects devoted to the issue of immigrants’ cultural participation. She is co-founder of Patrimonio di Storie, as well as co-creator and editor of Patrimonio e Intercultura, a permanent programme and on-line resource promoted by Fondazione ISMU – Initiatives and Studies on Multiethnicity, specifically devoted to the intercultural potential of heritage education projects. For the Italian Compendium profile she wrote paragraphs no. 2.2 and 2.5.