Fr. Federico Ponzoni, Ph. D. was born in 1974 in Milan where he studied Philosophy at Università degli Studi di Milano and was ordained in The Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo in 2007. Since then he resides in Santiago de Chile where he earned his Ph.D. in Intercultural Education at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. He is currently Adjunct Professor in the faculty of Philosophy at the Pontificia Universidad Católica where he also serves as a chaplain.