Viola Sorrentino is an engineer at Thales Italia S.p.A. Her research and professional interests revolve around telecommunications, obstacles detection and system engineering. She is a member of the ELASTIC project, working on the development of the NGAP (Next Generation Autonomous Positioning) and the ADAS (Advanced Driving Assistant System) use cases. In this interview, Viola talks about her experience as a woman in STEM and as a member of the ELASTIC team.