My parents: they have taught my brothers and I to get excited about small things and be happy.
Rita Levi Montalcini. Even though she has lived in a completely different era - back in her days, in fact, the Science world, especially the Medicine field, was male-dominated -, she was able to prove how women could carry out the same tasks of men and achieve the same level of excellence.
Davide, Phd "Cornea On-a-Chip"
Samanta Cristoforetti for having reached the stars, even though these seemed out of reach. She has devoted her life to Science, breaking down, together with her colleagues, gender and cultural barriers.
My parents. In particular, I admire my mother for her great energy, and my father for his unconditional love.
Broadly speaking, I admire a lot those people who are able to fulfill their dreams thanks to their diligence and dedication. If I think about my field of study, however, the first person that comes to my mind is Rita Levi Montalcini, not only for her discoveries, but also for the strong personality. In fact, she has chosen to follow her passion for Medicine despite the gender discrimination back in those years.