Cecilia is a Social Anthropologist graduated from Mexico’s National School of Anthropology and History. She has participated in various public and private spaces research, focusing on issues such as inter-ethnic discrimination, poverty, and nutrition practices. She has been a legislative advisor in the Legislative Assembly, IV Legislature, where she contributed to the development, design, and research of the HPV vaccination initiative for girls between 11 and 13 years old, which today is a law in Mexico.
In 2017, Cecilia collaborated in the application of the Demographic Refugee Census in Mexico, prepared by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance. She was also part of the team of the Northeast Oaxaca region in the National Ethnography Program of the Indigenous Regions of Mexico of the National Institute of Anthropology and History. She is currently part of the Ethnographic Observatory of Violence (CIESAS) and collaborates with the Social and Forensic Anthropology Research Group (GIASF). Cecilia appreciates the diversity and multiplicity that lives in metropolises, as well as their great non-material wealth.