Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1971; admitted in 1997, in Uruguay. Educated at Esade Bussines School/ORT University (Management, 2007), International and American Law Center, Dallas (International and American Law, 2001) and University of Uruguay School of Law (Doctor in Law and Social Sciences). Member of  the Uruguayan Labor Law and Social Security Law Association and the Uruguayan Bar Association. She is President of the Organization of Businesswomen of Uruguay (OMEU), an affiliate of the FCEM (Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises Mondiales) world organization, and since 2012 has been FCEM Commissioner for Latin America. She is a member of the Advisory Board of Más Emprendedoras, a program jointly executed by MIF IDB and ENDEAVOR that seeks to promote creation and development of women-led enterprises. She represents Uruguay to Vital Voices – founded by Hillary Clinton – and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization. She is a member of the Advancement of Women Lawyers project of the Vance Center for International Justice, which promotes development and leadership of women attorneys in their countries and internationally. She is also Director of Enseña Uruguay, an institution that promotes education in critical context areas. Speaks Spanish, English and French.

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