Antonella was born and raised in Argentina. She has been carrying out environmental projects since she was 15 years old, focusing on water supply and sanitation for the last five years, as part of Plurales Foundation and SedCero (ThirstZero), the program she co-founded that now benefits more than 8000 people in Argentina. She is Vice President of the World Youth Parliament for Water and part of the Global Shapers Community (World Economic Forum). She holds a BA in Local and Regional Development and a Master of Integrated Water Management (University of Queensland, Australia). Antonella now lives in Brussels, where she directs Young Water Solutions.