Selene Biffi

2012 Young Laureate, Cultural Heritage
Italy, Born 1982

selene@plainink.org

A new class graduates from Kabul story-telling school

September 8, 2015

Whether being applauded for her humanitarianism by the Italian edition of Vanity Fair, or providing online learning to youth in 130 countries free of charge, Selene Biffi is more than meeting the high expectations she set for herself when she launched her first start-up at the age...

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Transforming young lives in a war zone

August 5, 2014

Alongside her storytelling school, Rolex Young Laureate Selene Biffi is writing, publishing, and creating new roles for technology to transform the lives of children and people who live in conflict areas. Selene Biffi recently had to make some hard decisions about what to do with Qessa...

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Qessa Academy goes on air

December 5, 2013

Rolex Young Laureate Selene Biffi is being forced to find radical new ways to implement her dream of reviving the ancient art of storytelling as life in Kabul becomes more dangerous. Selene Biffi’s school for story-telling opened in Kabul in March 2013. Her first six graduates...

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