Chiara has been working in development cooperation for the last 6 years. For the last 3 years, Chiara has been working for an NGO, 11.11.11. Platform of the Flemish North-South Movement, on ecological justice, democracy and culture. In Congo, she has collaborated with a cultural platform (Platform Contemporaine), with the aim of giving artistic and financial support to emerging artists. She is currently the programme officer for Latin America responsible for culture.