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Julia Franchi Scarselli is the cofounder of the sustainable olive oil company, Libellula, which means dragonfly in Italian. The company helps people adopt olive trees from family farmers and receive extra-virgin olive oil delivered to their doorstep. Julia came up with the idea when she visited her father in the Italian Sabina region, and pitched it at Smith College’s annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs – winning third place.  We discuss what she’s been up too since graduation, and where she is going in 2018. To learn more about adoption, visit - libelluladopt.com.

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