Gloria Aura Bortolini

A television host, journalist, documentary filmmaker and photographer, she is the founder and artistic co-director of the Ivy Film Festival. She specializes in travel, sustainability, and women’s empowerment.

With a degree in Economics and a thesis on sustainable tourism, Bortolini worked abroad for years as a reporter, interviewing politicians and entrepreneurs for major international business publications.

In 2014, she moved to the small screen and became a producer and host for seven years, first of the segment “London, Greenwich Line,” then of the “Travel Rankings” within the program Kilimangiaro on Rai 3. She was co-host of Community on Rai Italia and correspondent of the program Top, Everything Trendy. She is currently correspondent of Camper, the on-the-road variety show on Rai 1’s summer weekday program.

Passionate about cinema and photography, she has made award-winning documentaries featured at several film festivals. In 2018, she founded the Ivy Film Festival, an international festival for filmmakers under 35, in Treviso.

She is the author and host of the podcast Parla con Lei [Talk to Her], dedicated to female role models in the workforce, in collaboration with Cà Foscari University, where she is a mentor.