|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.
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