Marco Sessa (1967) has achondroplasia and has been President of the Italian Association on Achondroplasia (AISAC; Associazione per l’Informazione e lo studio dell’acondroplasia) since 2009.
He has been working for the rights of people with disabilities since 1987, an activity that he combined with his work as a project manager in different companies and, since 2010, as an official in a Public Institution (Regione Lombardia). He carries out initiatives and projects on the value of individual identities. He is author of ‘Nanessere’ (edited by Corsiero), a book reflecting on identity and diversity. He writes for blogs, magazines and newspapers.
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