Cortona, Italy, March 9 2019
In the hall of the City Council, surrounded by family and friends, the Mayor of Cortona Francesca Basanieri delivered the “Key to the City” to Maria Angela Franceschini
“Friend, fellow citizen, exemplary model of commitment and professionalism for all women. Ambassador of Cortona in the world. With affection and gratitude.”
The day before, Friday March 8, for International Women Day, Mari Franceschini, accompanied by the Vice Mayor Tania Salvi, met the high school students to discuss her journey from Cortona to the United States of America, as a woman and and a scientist.