•Born in Pisa, Italy, 24.2.1965.
•Master in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, 1988.
•From May 1988 to August 1989, Letizia worked as a programmer at Tecsiel SPA, Pisa. She then took her PhD in Software Process Modelling and Evolution at Politecnico di Torino, Department of Computer and Control Engineering, 1993.
•From January 1993 to June 1997 she was Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Torino.
•From July 1997 to 2002: Associate professor, NTNU.
•Since October 2002: Professor in Software engineering at NTNU.