|Elena Cattaneo in 2013|
|Senator for Life|
20 August 2013
22 October 1962 |
|Alma mater||University of Milan|
Cattaneo was born in Milan. After graduating in pharmacy, she moved to Boston in the United States for a few years, where she specialized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Back in Italy she started her academic career in the University of Milan.
- She was appointed to the Senate of Italy as a Senator for life, the youngest in Italian history, by President Giorgio Napolitano on 30 August 2013, along with Claudio Abbado, Renzo Piano and Carlo Rubbia.
- Medaglia teresiana, University of Pavia, (2013)
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