Officina Futuro Fondazione W Group is an Italian foundation, whose aim is to develop, implement and promote projects that strengthen social, civic, and economic development. The foundation’s activities specifically target disadvantaged groups and those lagging behind the digital transformation, bringing them closer to the world of work, and enabling them to acquire the necessary skills to participate in the labour market.
Another objective of the foundation is to support education at all levels, and raise awareness amongst the Italian society of the gender gap in digital skills, and tackle gender-related disparities in the workplace. The organisation is also involved in the dissemination of good practices in digital inclusion, and also launches activities targeting other vulnerable group, such as people over the age of 50 with little or no digital skills. It works with a wide range of partners from the public and private sectors, social actors, NGOs, and government institutions to continuously innovate processes, methods and tools, and improve the dissemination of awareness-raising activities on local, regional and national level.