Undersecretary for Family and Life

Dr. Gabriella Gambino

Dr. Gabriella Gambino was born in Milan on 24 April 1968, and is married with five children.

In 1995 she graduated in political science from the University of Milan; in 2001 she received her PhD in bioethics from the Institute of Bioethics at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome.

From 2001 to 2007 she has been teaching, studying and researching bioethics at the Institute of Methodology of Social Sciences at the LUISS-Guido Carli University in Rome. In 2002 she was appointed as scientific expert on the National Committee for Bioethics at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers; from 2013 to 2016 she collaborated with the Pontifical Council for the Laity and with the Pontifical Academy for Life, also as a speaker at conferences; in 2017 she was visiting Professor at the Brazilian section of the Institute at the Universidade Católica do Salvador de Bahia.

She is currently adjunct Professor of Bioethics at the Faculty of Philosophy, researcher and associate Professor in Philosophy of Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Rome Tor Vergata; she is also Professor at the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for the Sciences of Marriage and Family at the Lateran University.

She is the author of numerous publications regarding in particular the themes of life, marriage and family.

She knows English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese.