Gaia Del Negro (PhD 2017, Canterbury Christ Church University UK) is an independent researcher, an educator, and a teacher of Italian as a foreign language. She explores auto/biographical performative and participative transformative methodologies to study knowing and culture in professional lives within education, healh and social work. She collaborates with Milano-Bicocca university and since 2013 she has been active in the Life History and Biography Network in ESREA - European Society for Research on the Education of Adults. Her publications focus on professional learning, feminist pedagogy in museums, and experiential translation. A Milanese woman with a migrant working class background, she practices ecosomatic movement and not knowing.