Verónica joined the World Justice Project in autumn of 2020. She specializes in security and criminal justice public policies under a gender perspective.
Before joining WJP, Verónica worked on consultancy for a program—commissioned by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)—designed to improve police, public prosecutor's, and judge's prevention and response to femicide in Nuevo León, Mexico. Prior to that she worked as a research assistant on the criminalization of migrants and the displacement of women affected by the War on Drugs at the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE).
Verónica holds a B.A.in Public Policy from CIDE with abroad studies in The Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), and a Public Policy and Gender Justice Specialization from Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO).