María has a bachelor’s degree in law at Universidad La Salle Ciudad de México and a specialty in Civil and Commercial Procedural Law at Universidad Panamericana. She is currently studying for her master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration at Adler University Vancouver.

Regarding her work experience, she has worked in two pro bono law firms whose mission was to bring justice to people who could not afford a lawyer. Her work there was focused on providing legal advice and on the litigation of family law. She also has experience in the financial field since she worked in a company dedicated to managing and administrating the pensions of Mexican workers. Her functions were the litigation of labour law and labour relations, specifically, developing non-discrimination protocols and attention to internal harassment complaints, among others.