Italian politician who has been a member of the Italian Parliament of the Republic since 2013. In 2018 she was elected to the Chamber of Duties as the leader of the Multinominal Electoral College, Abruzzo.
After attending the grammar school Domenico Cotugno, she was the secretary of the Italian Communist Youth Foundation from 1985 to 1989.
She was the President of the Province of L'Aquila from 2004 - 2010.
She has been engaged to Simone Coccia Colaiuta since 2014, who competed in the 15th edition of Big Brother Italy. She has one daughter from a previous marriage.
In June 2018 she posted a selfie with George Clooney from when visited her province.