Liliana graduated with a Bachelors Degree of Biology from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 2000. She is an MPA from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in Syracuse University, NY (2002), and an MSc from the State University of New York (2003) where she defended the thesis “Public Participation in Mexican Biosphere Reserves: A Comparative Case Study”. From 2002 to 2007 she held the position of Directora de Políticas Ambientales (Director of Environmental Policy) in SEMARNAT where she coordinated the technical, political and legal aspects for the creation and implementation of the Programa de Ordenamiento Marino del Golfo de California (Golfo de California Sea Use Planning Program). Since 2007 Liliana is a member of the Latin-American Network for integrated Coastal Management (Red Latino Americana Eco Costas). Liliana joined NOS in July 2007 as Program Coordinator and was promoted to serve as Executive Director in 2014. This promotion obeyed to her renowned trajectory of over 12 years in the field of Sustainability in the Gulf of California and Northwest of Mexico. She has experience in highly complex multi-sectorial processes and has received training from the Centro de Colaboración Cívica (Civic Collaboration Center) in Conflict Resolution, Facilitation, Mediation and Effective Communication and from the Society of Organizational Learning in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Generative Dialogue. In 2014 she was awarded to join The Academy for Systems Change (ASC) as fellow of the first cohort along with other leaders of the world. She is the proud mother of Emiliano and María and happy wife of Roberto. The four of them take care of a beautiful Weimaraner called Lucas.
- Location: Mexico