Stefania Ballotto is a teacher, teacher trainer, and trainer of trainers. She is a Lecturer at the University of Udine, Italy, and she trains pre-service and in-service teachers. She has presented at conferences all over the world and has been a PILGRIMS teacher trainer for nearly two decades. Her passion is her learners with whom she shares and grows together. Her main area of interest is beyond the traditional foreign language methodology teaching. She enjoys developing creativity, innovation and critical thinking. Stefania is South African-Italian and has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Cambridge University, UK.