Laura Abate

Freelance writer


•Robust knowledge of fashion along with an inborn eye for trends, color and styles.
•Thorough and meticulous attention to detail.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills (passionate about language).
•Ability to work in a fast paced environment and remain proactive and self-motivated.
•Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
•Proficiency in Adobe (Photoshop) and Microsoft (Powerpoint, Excel, Word).
•Familiar with various social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)

Work experience

Work experience
Feb 2015 - Present

Contributing Editor

ANOSS. Magazine

ANOSS Magazine (Associazione Nazionale Operatori Sociali e Sociosanitari-National Association of Medical Social Workers) is a quarterly publication.

On a freelance basis, I work as a lifestyle & fashion [email protected] ANOSS Magazine, writing and featuring in my own fashion column.

Aug 2013 - Present

Freelance Translator

TED Conferences


TED is a nonprofit where Technology, Entertainment and Design converge. Today covers topics in more than 100 languages. The Open Translation Project is a global volunteer effort to subtitle TED Talks, and enable their ideas to crisscross languages and borders.

Sep 2011 - Present

Contributing Writer at VogueEncyclo &

Vogue Italia

VogueEncyclo, launched in 2011 by Condé Nast Digital and hosted by Vogue Italia, is the ultimate (and growing) resource that documents the world of fashion in Vogue.
I contributed to the project by redacting articles related to fashion, costume history and fashion icons. My commitment to vogue's website is ongoing...I recently interviewed stylist Savannah Baker, photographer Noema Kosuth and director Bella Monticelli- McTiernan.

Feb 2015 - May 2015


Hotel Commercianti

After three months I've completed an internship at Hotel Commercianti, in Bologna. This positive experience has given me the opportunity to improve my skills in the Back Office department, to fully understand the dynamics behind hotel management and to gain practical experience.

Hotel Commercianti

Via Dè Pignattari, 11

40124 Bologna, Italia

+39 051 745 7511

Nov 2014 - Dec 2014

Contributing Editor

Nozze in Città

Editor Nozze in città is much more than just a bi-annual magazine, it is a bride-to-be's companion guide to everything concerning " wedding", always packed with the latest news and innovative ideas, expert advice, stunning real life weddings, inspiration of all sorts and heaps of exquisite bridal fashion. to help every woman tackle the next stage of her life. Still growing by the issue, Nozze in città has become an essential purchase for anyone looking to have their dream day. and not only for aspiring brides, but also for wedding planners and leading industry figures.

Nozze in città (Bi-annual publication)

Year 5, n° 9

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014

Web Content Editor & PR


Established in march 2014, UploadYourTalent is an inspirational platform focusing on young talents and new faces of the fashion industry. As a PR and as an Editor, my role centered on interviewing designers, culture experts and fashion insiders. I also created and wrote press releases and represented the magazine at press previews and fashion shows.

Main Tasks & Key Responsibilities:

Interview designers, culture experts, celebrities and fashion insiders | Monitor fashion trends and developments | Manage relationships with other fashion magazines | Head Hunting & Talent Scouting (the talents we discover start to be featured in other websites and magazines) | Develop good relationships with current brands at all levels | Create and write press releases | Constantly and proactively identifying new growth opportunities | Create and maintain media advertising and sponsorships | Support co-workers in questions related to organization within UploadYourTalent | Create a good work environment.


Sep 2009 - 2015

Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures

Università di Bologna

ALMA Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures

The course in Foreign Languages and Literature gives graduates a high level of linguistic competence (C1) in two languages along with their respective literatures. Having chosen English and German as preferred languages, my knowledge is applied to these fields.

Oct 2007 - Jun 2008

Language Course

Volkshochschule - VHS Konstanz-Singen

Volkshochschule, is an experienced provider of German courses with a reputation that extends beyond the district’s boundaries. I attended the orientation course, which has provided me with practical knowledge of the German legal system, culture and recent history.

Theodor-Hanloser-Straße 19.

D-78224 Singen

Sep 2002 - Jul 2007

High School Diploma

Liceo Classico Statale Leonardo Ximenes

Based mainly on the study of classical subjects such as Latin, Greek and Italian literature, the five years of High School contributed to shape an important part of my culture and aesthetic.

Liceo Classico Statale Leonardo Ximenes
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 14
91100 TRAPANI (TP)



Goethe-Zertifikat C1

GOETHE-ZERTIFIKAT C1 (Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung) License n° 01-545-11-00010-09. Rome- July 2009. The Goethe-Zertifikat C1 calls for very advanced language skills. It corresponds to level five (C1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and is recognized throughout the world.

Certificado Inicial de ESPAÑOL - DELE (B1)

CERTIFICADO INICIAL DE ESPAÑOL (B1) - License n° 02050338007010036. Instituto Cervantes - August 2002. The internationally recognized Diploma in Spanish level B1 prepares to deal with most of the situations that may arise while working, studying and travelling in a Spanish speaking country. It also helps to describe experiences and events, as well as briefly justify opinions or explain plans.


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