Social Worker, Master in Social Work. Currently, she holds a doctorate studies in the Department of Systematic and Social Pedagogy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​awarded by the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of Chile (CONICYT).

Since 2014, she has been a scholar at the Social Work School of the Universidad Santo Tomás de La Serena, Chile. She is also a member of the CLACSO Ecosystem and Society Working Group and she is a member of the coordination team of the Network of Chilean Researchers in Spain (Red Inche).

Since 2000, she has been developing as a coordinator of various community programs of popular education and sociocultural animation with social leaders, young people and settlers. She has experience in participatory methodologies of research – action and social intervention.

Her line of research addresses the environmental issue and the social-nature link, with emphasis on processes of educational actions against subservient disasters and global environmental change.



SEPÚLVEDA, E. (2016). Trabajo Social y Desastres socio naturales, desafíos emergentes frente al cambio climático como expresión de la desigualdad en América Latina. Reflexiones desde Chile.  Foro Latinoamericano de Trabajo Social, Universidad de La Plata. ISBN 978-950-34-1383-8.

SEPÚLVEDA, E. (2016). Pedagogía Social y Desastres socio naturales, Una combinación necesaria ante los desafíos medioambientales de la juventud de siglo XXI. (2016). Acta de Congreso de CIPES/Universidad de Girona, por el Congreso Internacional de Pedagogía Social. Septiembre, 2016. ISBN 978 84 8458 4728.

SEPÚLVEDA, E (2017). Enfrentando el envejecimiento desde el Gobierno Local: recovecos entre ciudadanía y democracia. Revista Perspectivas, N° 27, pp 88 – 118.