Federica Turriziani Colonna obtained her Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy from Sapienza University of Rome. She eventually moved to France, where she obtained a Master's degree in Science Communication from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. She then obtained another Master's degree in Philosophy of Science from the Sapienza University of Rome. She currently is a PhD student in History and Philosophy of Science at Arizona State University, where she works as an editor for the Embryo Project Encyclopedia. She came to the Konrad Lorenz Institute as a Junior Visiting Fellow, to accomplish her archival research. Since the time when she was undergraduate student, she has been working as a free-lance translator for different publishing companies. She translated philosophy books and biology books, including S.J. Gould's Ontogeny and Phylogeny.