Brief biography

Wilma Minoggio has a degree in Curative Education from the University of Fribourg, and head of Coordination and Institutional Development of Education at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, SUPSI. She was director of the Department of Social Work at SUPSI and from 2003 to 2015 was a member of the university management team and headed the Department of Business and Social Sciences (DSAS), where she was responsible for the department’s strategy, organisation and management of business economics and social work. She was also engaged in teaching, research and administration.

Wilma Minoggio gained considerable experience in the field of education as a teaching fellow at the University of Fribourg, as a lecturer in educational theory and practice at the teacher training secondary school in Locarno. She was then appointed to teach on the SUPSI social work degree programme in the fields of social work intervention, research methods and instruments, disability and integration. She has regularly been involved in education activities and research activities, working on various projects for the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). She has conducted research at cantonal and national level and in 2014 she produced ‘Panorama’, a publication on the current state of social work research in Switzerland.

Wilma Minoggio is currently president of the FODEI-CH association (supporting the overall development of children in the poorest areas of Bolivia). From 2006 to 2013 she was a member of the FOSIT committee (Federation of Swiss NGOs), since 2012 she has been a member of the Federal Statistics Committee and since 2015 she has sat on the governing board of the Accademia Teatro Dimitri.

Wilma Minoggio has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2016.

Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana
Prof. Wilma Minoggio
Direzione SUPSI
CH-6928 Manno

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