Alessandra Locatelli was born in Como on 24 September 1976.
Graduated in Sociology, she has worked as a volunteer both in Italy in various social and social health services, in associations that deal with sports and disabilities, in emergency services, and in Africa in centers for children.
She has worked for several years in assistance, care, education and reception of adults with intellectual disabilities.
She directed a Community Housing in Como. She was Councilor for social policies and Deputy mayor, member of the Italian Parliament and Councilor for social and family policies of Regione Lombardia.
Since 22 October 2022 she is Minister for Disabilities in the Government led by Giorgia Meloni.