Chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing at the United Nations in Geneva, Representative of the International Longevity Centre - Global Alliance
An advocate for the human rights of older persons, Silvia focuses on elder abuse, violence against older women and the intersections of gender, age and disability.
Silvia has been working in the field of ageing for nearly 20 years. Before that, she was a TV, film and theatre producer, using the arts as tools for social change.
She has a B.A. in social theatre and an MSc in Inter-professional Practice.