While she was studying engineering in Italy, and spending some time with the Ferrari race team, people in the pits would ask her, “are you a journalist, or an umbrella girl?”

I think I’m slightly insulted.

I had no idea Energica, builder of high end electric motorcycles in Italy, was headed by the woman some like to call the Elon Musk of Motorcycles. Read the rest of a brief but interesting profile over here at Forbes.