Doctor in Education from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Her education ,training and work experience have been developed mainly in Spain and in New York, where she worked as a bilingual therapist, education evaluator and researcher. From 1997 to 2008, she worked as an assistant professor of education at IE University in Segovia (Spain). She currently works as a professor in the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education of the Autonomous University of Madrid.
Since 1989, she has participated as a principal investigator and coordinator of international projects related to teacher training, child and health education. Since 2008, she has oriented her research interests towards the fields of service-learning and education for social justice. Her work has been published in several books and scientific journals, both national and international.
She has been working on service-learning projects with university students since 2000. She is a member of the Spanish Service-Learning Network, the Service-Learning Network of Higher Education, ApS (U). Coordinates the Madrid Network for the Promotion of Service-Learning. On this subject, she has lectured, published, coordinated a monographic number of RIEJS and organized national conferences.