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Penélope Castejón

Penélope Castejón

Degree in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid (2004), Specialist in Applied Social Research and Data Analysis from the CIS (2006) and Expert in Management and Planning of Gerontological Resources from the Complutense University of Madrid (2005).

Professionally involved in the area of older people since 2004, she has been part of the technical team of Portal Mayores (IMSERSO-CSIC), has worked at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences of the CSIC and has been the technical director of Fundación Pilares for the personal autonomy (2011-2019). Throughout her professional career she has coordinated several training and consultancy projects on Person-Centred Care and has participated in several researches and publications on gerontology and disability.

She currently works at Fundación Matia Instituto developing projects related to active aging, long term cares, and participating both in accompanying on change processes and in training actions.