I was born and raised in Milan, Italy, but my parents are Sri Lankan. Over the years, this dual cultural heritage constantly encouraged me to question the concepts of identity, belonging, the awareness of being ‘the Other’, and above all media’s power in defining the ‘Other’. After completing my BA in Media and Modern Literature at Goldsmiths College, I interned in a number of NGOs working on alleviating homelessness or fostering social cohesion. Having learnt a great deal through this experience, I studied and completed the Masters on Diversity and the Media at University of Westminster, which gave me the opportunity to study the issues and academic concepts around migration and apply them to my own life. In fact, inspired by this I applied for a Doctoral position at CAMRI. My intention was to analyse and hear from those whose actual voice seemed to be completely absent in the Italian media. My objective was to take a snapshot of their/our everyday life. In fact, this made me question not only my positionality not only between ‘second generation migrant’ and ‘Italian’ but also between ‘researcher’ and ‘participant’. Besides finalising my thesis, I work as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster and University of Greenwich and in my spare time I talk about migration and identity on an Italian podcast called ‘S/Confini’.