Anna Grazia Laura

President of the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT)

Anna Grazia Laura has been a member of Tandem, a social and integrated cooperative involved in creating job opportunities for people with disabilities, also through accessible tourism in Italy, for about 20 years until the end of June 2017. She was responsible for Int.’l relations and European projects and represented the Cooperative in several EU funded projects and international organisations.

In 2013 she was elected for her first term as President of ENAT – the European Network for Accessible Tourism, a non-profit organisation, registered in Brussels in 2008.

Her position has been reconfirmed by the Board of Directors in June 2017 for the next four years.

She has been involved in several national and international seminars and network activities as well as lecturer in training courses on inclusive tourism and equal opportunities for people with disabilities and at risk of social exclusion.

Since 2009 she is a member of the Commission for the development and promotion of accessible tourism, set up by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, where she participated to the study groups on Training and Accessibility and is now coordinating the Europe Working Group.

As ENAT President she has been invited to join the SOAB (Societal Advisory Group) of the JPI More Years Better Lives., Joint Programming Initiative