Attorney-at-law, authorized to practice law by the Supreme Court of Panama, 1983.
Obtained her law degree with honours from SANTA MARIA LA ANTIGUA UNIVERSITY, PANAMA and a Master of Laws from COLEGIO MAYOR DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL ROSARIO, Bogotá, Colombia, specializing in Commercial Law.
Held different government positions in two administrations, including appointments as Deputy Minister of Labour, Deputy Minister of Housing and Deputy Minister of Education.
Has participated as delegate in numerous international meetings and congresses representing Panama.
In between her government appointments has practiced law in the areas of real estate, commercial and corporate law.