Cecilia joined UNM Rainforest Innovations as an Innovation Intern in April 2017. She now works as the Economic Development & Project Coordinator where she provides various forms of support to both UNMRI and the Air Force Research Laboratory regarding marketing, commercialization, and economic development endeavors. She is also the coordinator and main point of contact for the NM Rainforest University Center Program which provides entrepreneurial training for students and community members throughout the state of New Mexico.
Cecilia has a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Spanish and Clinical Studies from the University of New Mexico. In 2018 she earned her M.B.A with a dual concentration in Organizational Behavior and Strategic Planning and Policy from UNM’s Anderson School of Management.