Silvia graduated in Languages and Literature from the University of Florence and obtained the DITALS Italian language teaching certificate at Siena's Università per Stranieri. She has written textbooks for Mondadori and Nuova Italia. She currently teaches at Il Sasso, where she is the Director of Studies. She loves children, animals, clothes, perfume, wine, and the theatre. When she gets the chance she likes travelling with Gianni and Tommaso.