29.07.1900 (Turin) -22.01.1980 (Bologna)
worker, member of the workers union, journalist founding member of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) in 1921.
Ravensbrück: 1943, camp Holleischen 1944 until liberation on 5. Mai 1945
After 1945 she was elected to the Central Committee of the PCI and to the Italian Parliament; General secretary of the textile workers union,
She was an activist of the Unione Donne Italiane; she and other women of the Italian Parliament campaigned for comprehensive maternity legislation and secured victory in 1950 with a law protecting working mothers.