Giorgia Meloni, Roman, class ’77, politics and professional journalist.
Born and raised in the popular district of Garbatella in Rome, she began her political commitment at the age of 15, driven by the desire to help redeem Italy and build a different future for her nation, in the aftermath of the Via D’Amelio massacre in which the judge Paolo Borsellino lost his life. He founded the student coordination “Gli Antenati” and in 1996 became the national student of Student Action, the student movement of the National Alliance and representative at the Forum of student associations.
In 1998, at only 21, he was elected councilor of the Province of Rome for the National Alliance, remaining in office until 2002.
From February 2001 to 2004, he is part of the national regency committee of Youth Action, the youth movement of the National Alliance. In 2004 he was elected president of Youth Action during the Viterbo national congress.
In 2006, at the age of 29, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in the list of National Alliance in the Lazio 1 boarding school and from 2006 to 2008 he held the position of Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies. From 2006 to 2008 he is Chairman of the Committee for external communication and information.
In 2008 he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in the list of the People of Freedom, in the District XVI, Lazio 2. From May 2008 to November 2011 he holds the position of Minister of Youth: with his 31 years is the youngest Minister in the history of Italian republic. He was a member of the Finance Committee and of the Labor Commission of the Chamber of Deputies. From 2009 to 2012 he was president of the Young Italy, youth movement of the People of Freedom.
In 2011 he wrote his first book “We Believe, a Journey in the Best Youth of Italy” published by Sperling and Kupfer.
In December 2012 he left the People of Freedom to found, together with Guido Crosetto and Ignazio La Russa, the political movement “Fratelli d’Italia – National Center”.
In 2013 she was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in the list of “Brothers of Italy – National Center-Right”. On 3 April 2013 he was elected leader of the FdI in Montecitorio. He was a member of the Labor Commission, the Social Affairs Commission of the Chamber of Deputies and the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee on the banking and financial system.
On March 8, 2014, after being nominated for the primaries of FdI-An, she was elected National President of Brothers of Italy-National Alliance by the Congress of Fiuggi.
On April 21, 2016, the day of the birth of Rome opens the electoral campaign for the candidacy of Mayor of Rome: it is the first time that a pregnant woman competes for the post of mayor in the Capital of Italy. Gathers 20.6% of the votes and today is a councilor in the Capitoline Assembly and president of the “Con Giorgia” group.
On December 1,2,3, 2017, on the occasion of the second National Congress of Brothers of Italy in Trieste, he was unanimously confirmed as president of the movement.
On 4 March 2018 the number of parliamentarians of Brothers of Italy quintuple: 18 senators and 32 chambers were elected in the general elections. It is part of the Constitutional Affairs Commission of the Chamber of Deputies.