Carlotta Rigotti holds a Master's Degree in Law (110/110 cum laude) from the Università degli Studi di Torino. She wrote her final dissertation on prostitution and fundamental rights under a comparative and constitutional perspective; her work aimed at understanding whether the current legal frameworks concerning prostitution in Italy, Germany, Sweden and Russia were apt to protect and fulfil women's fundamental rights, as enshrined in Constitutions. The dissertation has been accepted for publication by the Centro Interdisciplinare di Ricerche e Studi delle Donne e di Genere last June.
In addition to the Italian degree, Carlotta got the International and European Legal Studies Certificate from the Antwerpen Universiteit, where she studied during the academic year 2015-2016 and where she also had the chance to join the annual Model United Nation on migration, while representing her mother country.
Starting from January 2017 Carlotta takes part in the Human Rights and Migration Law Clinic run by the Università degli Studi di Torino and the International University College of Turin; as a result she is currently dealing with asylum seekers' applications under the supervision of avv. Donatella Bava and Alice Ravinale.
After completing her studies and since April 2018, Carlotta is working as an intern at the lawfirm Cossa, Martin, Bombara and Massaia. In particular she is focusing on criminal law, while conducting research on female genital mutilation, discrimination on grounds of gender identity and environmental international protection.
Carlotta joined FRC in May 2018 and is currently providing research assistance on the DESIRE project.