Carmen is a native of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico. She has a degree in Psychology by the Anahuac University of Yucatan and recently earned her master's degree in Integrated Studies in Education, specializing in Educational Leadership at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She was previously in charge of the project management of the Museum of the City of Tuxtla Gutierrez. She also served as program coordinator for the Social Development area of the Bancomer Foundation, where for 5 years she was in charge of the scholarship program in Chiapas.
Carmen has extensive academic and professional career which highlights have conceived a diploma program on Social Project Management for Civil Society Organizations in Chiapas, with the collaboration of the Merced Foundation. In 2014 she was in charge of “100-in -one –day” citizen festival in Tuxtla Gutierrez, in which more than 100 citizen initiatives and interventions came together in one day. She is passionate about and committed to social justice, women rights and civic engagement.