A descendant of two historic families of Perugia, Oddi and Baglioni, Countess Alessandra has extensive management and communications experience, gained in public companies, State administrations and EU. Her executive activities have included the design and implementation of events and initiatives to organizations in Italy, Brussels and New York. Furthermore, Ms. Oddi-Baglioni has served as both a member and President of national associations, with extensive training in cultural development and a supporter of women's employment. A family business that once specialized in tobacco growing was converted into organic farming by the countess.
Taking stock of her family's historical archive, rich with intrique, she began to write historical texts.
Recently, Countess Alessandra wrote a fiction book on Raphael and the Italian Renaissance, soon to be published in the United States, and has published (Volumnia ed.) in Italy, a novel about the Cyprus siege, Lepanto battle and the relationship between Christians and Ottomans at the end of the 16th century.
Her most recent book (spring 2011 ) is a romantic fiction centered on the love between the Countess Camilla from Florence and the revolutionary freemason Francis ,coming from London, during the unification of Italy (mid 1850’s) .