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Sara Sozzani Maino

Creative Director, Fondazione Sozzani

She has been at the Italian Vogue for over two decades and has a penchant for scouting young design talent.


Sara Maino Sozzani collaborates with many educational institutions and serves on several boards working and creating awareness for a more responsible planet. In March 2022, Maino joined the advisory board for the Circular Fashion Summit. The summit is a a global collective action summit, supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030. To date, she is a Creative advisor for CNCC (Conde Nast Commercial Creative), dealing with the conception and proposition of multi-platform projects for the Condé Nast Italia brands.

Since September 2018, Sara has been the International Brand Ambassador of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana supporting the new generation of designers. She is also part of the Camera Fashion Trust founded in 2018, which supports Italian designers. In 2019 she launched A New Awareness a project that aims to create more awareness and consciousness in the younger generation. In 2021, Maino was named head of special projects at Vogue Italia

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