Born in Bonn on 16 December 1991, Maria Vittoria Cusumano is a successful businesswoman who lived between New York and Rome. Graduated in law and with subsequent Master in Forensic Genetics, she is currently divided between an Instagram profile of over 300,000 followers and her MVC Magazine, among the few agencies in Italy specialized in customized influencer marketing. In 2009 she participated and won the “Debutants Grand Ball” in Rome, and in 2010 she was called to represent Italy at the “Vienna Opera Ball.”
In 2017, at the age of only 25, she was awarded the “Career and Fashion Professions Award” during the Rome Fashion White. In the same year, she was a Member of the Jury during the Roma Web Fest – Fashion Film Contest. She has also been a member of the Jury for Lookmaker Academy, broadcast on Sky. And a member of the Jury for the Arab Fashion Week in Dubai; she also has essential collaborations and participation in the most exclusive social events of the field: from the fashion weeks of Milan, Paris and New York, to the Green Carpet Fashion Awards.
Despite her young age, Maria Vittoria has already participated in several prestigious events inside and outside the national borders: from the International Fashion Festival in Montenegro to the Golden Foot Award in Montecarlo. She was a guest of the 14th edition of the Rome Film Fest 2019. In November 2019, she was appointed an ambassador of Komen Italy to tell the projects through social media channels and raise awareness in women under 30 in the prevention field. With Komen Italia, the entrepreneur held a meeting with the master students at the Luiss Business School Guido Carli on 13 January 2024, to explain the importance of one-to-one communication in conveying a charity campaign.
Since 2018 she is an Experience Curator and Business Development Manager at IfOnly San Francisco.
In January 2024, Maria Vittoria Cusumano was among the protagonists of the national awareness campaign promoted by Nursing Up, the National Association of Health Professionals of the Nursing Function, against aggressions against health workers.
Since 2019, she has been the ambassador of street culture within Kickit, the most famous Italian event dedicated to urban culture.
Her “stories” on Instagram boast hundreds of thousands of visualizations and her participation in the fashion and luxury sectors’ most critical events. As the most important national newspapers have reported ambassador for Komen Italia, among which are the “Corriere Della Sera”, “Maxim Italia”, “Il Tempo”, “il Messaggero”, “the Corriere Nazionale and the “Ansa” and “Dire” press agencies.
There is no doubt that the life of Maria Vittoria Cusumano maybe a fairy tale for many of us, because we all have dreamed that our passions will make our lives memorable with a lot of success. And perhaps, Maria’s journey from early life all the way to finding her very own magazine may inspire us to chase our dreams and follow our passions.