Simone Traglia graduated from the University of Melbourne, having completed a Bachelor of Media and Communications in 2011. She began working at the University of Melbourne as an intern for the Festival of Ideas (a biennial major University event) before joining the Australia India Institute as the Events, Communications and Project Officer.
Simone has worked on the Aii's international and national conferences, as well as task force launches all over Australia. As well as managing the events programme, Simone also project manages 12 visiting academic fellows each year. Concurrently she project manages the Australia India Institute’s publications and communications folio alongside the Media and Communications Officer.