Married, two children, is a political scientist (Bavarian School of Public Policy in Munich, Germany; University of Siena, Italy) with more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and leadership.
He serves as the President of Pro Femina e.V., a women’s help organization providing counseling for pregnant women in need. Aufiero also is the founder of Projekt 1000plus, an interdenominational project in Germany that affiliates different organizations to establish a network of help for pregnant women considering abortion. In 2016, the project served 3.628 pregnant women. By 2020, the project aims to expand the counseling to 10.000 pregnant women in need a year.