Veronica Plebani confirmed as WIIA Italy 2019 host

Jonathan Boyd
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Italian paralympian Veronica Yoko Plebani will be host at the upcoming Women In Investment Awards Italy 2019, an event that seeks to recognise women working in the Italian financial industry. Plebani contracted an acute case of bacterial meningitis when she was 15, which left her body, particularly her arms and legs, severely scarred and impaired. Support of family and friends got her through an initial period of feeling scared of how others might perceive her, but despite the odds stacked against her, Plebani, a lifelong athlete, adapted to her new body and took her athleticism to a ...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.