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“You’ll never make it.” “Don’t bother trying.” These are tough words to hear at any age, but ones we have all probably heard at one point or another in our lives. Perhaps this why from the time we are kids we are taught to believe in the opposite: to persevere, not give up, and work to accomplish our goals. One person in history that exemplified th...

At a time of planetarian stasis, it may seem odd to talk about transnationalism; and, yet, more than ever, we have become aware of the interconnections existing around the world. What insights can a transnational model offer us to critically rethink cultural and socio-economic relationships while keeping in mind older forms of border crossing (colo...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will celebrate its 45th Anniversary Gala virtually on Saturday, October 31, 2020, and honor Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who will be presented with NIAF’s 2020 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadership in Health and Science live during the G...

The United States and Italy have a long history of successful cooperation in science and exploration of outer space for peaceful uses. This history is a result of the strong relationship between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Italian Space Agency (ASI). In this spirit of continued collaboration, the Signatorie...

This week, Executive Chef Michele Casadei Massari, the founder of Lucciola Italian Restaurant and Piccolo Café in Manhattan, became the new US Brand Ambassador of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. For the next year, he will share the benefits of cooking, eating, and above all, enjoying this 1,000-year-old hard cheese made from just three simple ingredien...

When: October 6th at 7:00 PM EDT - Presented by Toni McKeen. Scroll down to see what we'll cover! Hosted by wiccny About the Webinar Garibaldi was one of the greatest Italian generals. The important battles that he fought with his famous army of Red Shirts, played a major force in the Italian Unification and national independence of Italy. Toni wil...

Jennifer Stucko didn’t want Prota Fiori to be the typical made-in-Italy footwear launch. After gaining insight into the world of high-end fashion and footwear by holding positions at brands such as Giorgio Armani, Valentino and A. Testoni, Stucko began to think about fashion’s faulty relationship with sustainability. With pride in her heritage as a...

Long before they became federal appeals court judges, Supreme Court justices, travel companions and New Year's Eve celebrants together, Ruth Bader Ginsburg watched Antonin Scalia speak to the American Bar Association. As she would for decades to come, Ginsburg disagreed with Scalia's thesis. But, she recalled in 2014, "he said it in an absolutely c...

‘Sip Trip, Italy’ (www.siptripitaly.com), the video road trip through Italy’s best wineries and wine regions, will debut on SOMM TV on October 1st.  Sip Trip host and producer, Jeff Porter, and Jason Wise, SOMM TV producer and founder, announced the partnership today.  “We love fun and informative video content about wine, and we love Jeff,” said J...

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1 | 12:00 P.M. EST. Registration fee: $25. Register here. Join NIAF and award-winning journalist Ali Rogin to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The program will be an engaging discussion around Rogin's new book Beat Breast Cancer Like a Boss: 30 Powerful Stories, which brings together an all-star support and recovery team to...

Wednesday, September 30, 5pm EDT. Gianfranco Angelucci: “Federico Fellini: maestro di cinema e di verità” (subtitles in English). Host, Uff. Mico Delianova Licastro. Please click here to register for webinar.  Gianfranco Angelucci is a writer, director, Academy teacher, who collaborated with Fellini on the film Interview (1987); it won a Special Ju...

Road to recovery. Buddy Valastro is on the mend after he accidentally impaled his hand while bowling with his family at their New Jersey home. The Cake Boss star, 43, shared a photo on Wednesday, September 23, via Instagram of himself in a hospital bed with a bandaged right arm. “I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,” he captioned t...