Appointed as Secretary of Energy on December 1, 2018 at the request of the President of Mexico, Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Federal Deputy and Coordinator of the MORENA Parliamentary Group in the LXIII Legislature (2015-2018).
A licensed senator, she served on the Morena Parliamentary Group (September – November 2018).
She is a Chemical Engineer from the Autonomous University of Zacatecas (1981 – 1986), with a specialty in Petrochemicals. She completed a diploma in Chemical Engineering of Processes from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and another in Economic Feasibility in Industrial Processes from the Universidad Veracruzana.