Maria Tripodi is the current Undersecretary of State to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
She is a former member of the Italian Society of Military History (SISM) and a consultant to public and private institutions.
Her started her political career as a member and leader of youth movements and organisations.
In the 16th Legislature she was the Popolo della Libertà (PDL) group’s expert in the Chamber of Deputies in the drafting of bills and legal opinions. She has held various roles of coordination and liaison with regional government bodies.
She graduated in International and European Community Political Studies, specialising in International Relations, from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She also obtained a master’s degree in Economic Security, Geopolitics and Intelligence at The Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI).