Giuseppe Biagini


Born and raised in Italy, he has lived in Tucson since 1985.

Giuseppe holds a Laurea in Computer Science from the University of Pisa (Italy). He founded ITKI US in 2011 and, since then, he has sponsored many initiatives that support culture and heritage practices within the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, as well as participated as a speaker to world conferences and meetings, promoting the mission of ITKI US.

At the CK Foundation Giuseppe uses his background in mathematical modeling to lead effective projects that apply the Creative Knowledge Platform to many different fields of human creativity.

Annamaria Biagini


Born and raised in Italy, she has lived in Tucson since 1985 and always considered it a very special place.

Annamaria holds a Laurea in Classical Philology from the University of Pisa (Italy) and a Master of Arts degree in English as a Second Language from the University of Arizona. She is passionate about food knowledge and culture, and cares about the future of our food systems.

Throughout her work at the CK Foundation Annamaria wants to help local Knowledge Keepers to preserve their traditions and unique skills, for the benefit of future generations.


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CK Foundation (CK F) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) that works closely with local entities as well as other organizations to promote SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS based on Traditional Knowledge systems, and the use of innovative practices and Internet-based tools.