A Mexican politician active since 1994, she was elected to the Senate in 2012, where she serves as the chair for the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Anti-Corruption, and National Defense. She is part of the Partido Accion National, also referred to as PAN, a right leaning party in Mexico.
She studied at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in political science and public administration and a Master's in government and public affairs. She decided to become involved in politics, and more specifically in the Partido Accion National during the 1994 presidential campaign for Diego Fernandez de Cevallos.
Amongst her various positions during her rise in the government, she also wrote a weekly Sunday column for the newspaper Excelsior.
She is dedicated to creating a transparent government and creating a safe community for families.
She is a Mexican politician like Maria Rojo.