Holds degrees in pedagogy and educational administration, is a secondary school professor and specialist in marketing and publicity. She also holds certificates in human rights studies, specializing in youth. In 2010 she was recognized for her work in advocating for the rights of youth and was sent as one of two representatives from Guatemala to Colombia to be a part of the development of a global Decalogue of young children and youth from the catholic organization BICE. She also received recognition from the Office of Human Rights of the Archbishop.