Umberto Mucci

Umberto has a degree in Political Science and a master in Marketing and Communication. He is the founder and CEO of We the Italians and the representative in Italy of the Italian American Museum of New York. He gives lectures about History of Italian Emigration to the US, and he has published seven books about Italy and the US


Today we are telling you a all-Italian story in which we glimpsed all those elements that were imbued in the stories of our loved ones, our grandparents and all those people who with courage, spirit of innovation, imagination and trust set off towards new worlds to build new opportunities, taking their dreams and affections with them. This is a mod...

Dear friends, 2023 has begun with lots of exciting and wonderful news! First, the new yearbook of We the Italians is available, with the 23 interviews (in Italian and English) published during 2022. You can find a preview and buy a copy here. In 2022 we interviewed 26 people, friends of We the Italians, who gave us 23 different points of view on 23...

Dear friends, another year ends and looking back we realize how many things we have done (many), how many things we would have liked to do (too many) and how many things we are planning for the future (so many!) A few days ago, on behalf of all of us at We the Italians, I had the honor of receiving at the American Consulate in Florence the presti...

Dear friends, so many things happened, both in Italy and in the US, since the last editorial! I finally had the opportunity to be back in the US, this time with my friend Fabrizio Fasani, General Director of We the Italians. We participated at the Italian Embassy in Washington in the presentation of the Transatlantic Investment Committee, a project...

Dear friends, first of all: happy Italian Heritage Month! I am writing this editorial excited by the fact that after three very long years, in a few days I will finally be back in the US. I will be in Washington DC for events, meeting and presentations, If you will be able to be in Washington DC on October 29 at 10.30 AM at the NIAF Gala Forum, or...

Dear friends, September has come, summer is ending and we have so many things we’re working on!   One of the two interviews in this month's magazine is with Roberto Sgalla, the Director of the Centro Studi Americani, the home of Italians who love the United States. We the Italians collaborates with this wonderful institution and is partner of the F...

Dear friends, even in August, ciao from a Rome full of American tourists and empty of us Romans!   In early August a dear friend traveling to Liguria sent me a photo, taken by him. While driving he had seen a sign that had attracted his curiosity, and he knew well that it would interest me as well. The photo is the one you see here: Cogoleto, the s...

Ciao from Rome!   Dear friends, during our first gala last June 20, we announced two partnerships. The one with the Transatlantic Investment Committee (TIC) is particularly dear to us: this is an excellent project that will concretely improve economic and financial relations between Italy and the United States. A few days ago we attended the first...

Ciao from Rome!   Dear friends , this is an editorial a little different from others. There is only one topic we are talking about, because this month all our attention has been focused on the organization of the 1st We the Italians Gala Dinner, which was held last June 20 here in Rome at the prestigious and wonderful Circolo del Ministero degli Es...

Ciao from Rome!  Dear friends, another month has passed, and I was so happy to meet again a lot of fantastic Italian American friends in the delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations, here in Rome. Too much time has passed! A special thanks to my friend Basil Russo, leader of the Conference. Please enjoy her...

Ciao from Rome! Dear friends, Spring has arrived, the sun is shining on Italy, hope is in our hearts, despite the fact that the pandemic is not over and the war in Ukraine is a cause of great pain and concern for all Italians. This moth we celebrate three round numbers regarding We the Italians. The first is about the magazine you are reading: this...

Ciao from Rome!   Dear friends, I would like to inform you that the audio version of We the ItaliaNews, the podcast born two years ago and which is now a real news broadcast followed on various platforms and social media by more than 1000 followers for each episode, is also on Spotify. Every Monday and Thursday there is a new episode, which tells y...