Carolina Gerli is a PhD Candidate in Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna. Her research explores the relationship between digitalization in the public sector and corruption across European countries – with special focus on Artificial Intelligence.
After a BSc in Business Administration and Management at Bocconi University in Milan, she obtained a MSc in Economics and Management of Public Administration and International Organizations from Bocconi in 2017. During her academic years, she studied in Budapest and Shanghai. She also worked as an intern at the Embassy of Italy in Beijing and at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bangkok on corruption-related topics. Before starting her PhD, she worked as a digital transformation consultant at PwC Italy in Rome for four years.
Besides her academic and working experiences, she has also taken part in various volunteering activities and briefly worked for Umbria Jazz Festival both in Italy and China.