Dr. Nataša Štandeker is a registered nurse, a Master in Health and Social Care Management and a PhD in Social Gerontology. After seven years as a registered nurse in a special social care institution in Slovenia, she started working in Austria. After completing her Master's degree at the University of Graz, she took up the post of Head of Nursing and Care in a nursing home. Since 2016, she has been a lecturer in Nursing and Social Gerontology at Alma Mater Europaea ECM. She is also active as a lecturer at educational institutions in Austria.