Daniela Cundrò was born in Sicily and has been living in Siena, Tuscany since 1999. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Siena. She also attended a journalism course at the London School of Journalism. After working for a year as an Italian Language Assistant at Scripps College in Claremont, California, she was awarded the DITALS II certification, a qualification for teaching the Italian language to foreigners, from the University for Foreigners in Siena. As an assistant to international students enrolled at the University of Siena, she also teaches the Italian language, and European culture.
She is editor of the EDIC Siena, a Europe Direct newsletter based in Siena. She also teaches Italian in private schools, with a didactic approach that applies journalistic techniques to improve knowledge of the language and professional training in the field of communication and journalism. Her approach is called "Italian Language in the Media".
In her free time she loves singing and listening to Italian music, and exercising her mind and body through disciplines ranging from aerobics to martial arts such as fit boxing.