Margherita Sani works at the Institute of Cultural Heritage of the Region Emilia-Romagna, where she is in charge of international projects.
She has worked for the definition of museum standards and has developed training courses for museum staff.
In the last 15 years, she has also designed and managed several EU funded projects, in particular on museum education, lifelong learning and intercultural dialogue. Among these LEM – The Learning Museum Network (2010-2013), which brought together 85 organisations from 25 European countries, the USA and Argentina, and was subsequently continued at European level as a Working Group of NEMO.
She is an active member of many professional museum associations and networks, among which, NEMO, ICOM International, EMA – European Museum Academy and the Museum Ed-AMECO network, which gathers museum education organisations and museum networks in Canada and North America.