Rebecca Ravalli received her law degree in 2016 from the University of Turin. In 2016 she won a doctoral fellowship at the Law Department of the European University Institute in Florence where, in 2017, she also obtained an LLM in European, International and Comparative Law.
She finished her Phd thesis titled “Externalities of production in GVCs: An EU consumer perspective” under the supervision of professor Hans-W. Micklitz, from the European University Institute of Florence. In her thesis she addresses the role of consumer contract law in the context of externalities of production in global supply chains in the textile sector.
Between 2017 and 2021, she was an invited speaker at numerous conferences including at Sciences Po (Paris – France), Amsterdam Law School (Netherlands), and the University of Helsinki (Finland).
From January to March 2020 she was a visiting researcher at the University of Helsinki.
Rebecca supports rèn collective, a nonprofit organisation engaged in sharing knowledge and practices about sustainable fashion with her knowledge on law and sustainability.