María José has a bachelor’s degree in Public Management and Global Policies. She has professional experience working in the public sector and as an independent consultant. She is currently working at the Public Policies Department of the Executive Secretariat of the Jalisco State Anti-Corruption System where she collaborates in the implementation route as well as in the design of the monitoring and evaluation system of the State Anti Corruption Policy. She has conducted social science research and public policy analysis with a gender perspective. Her interests include urban sociology, sustainable development and gender studies.