Maribel López is Lead Paralegal at CDM.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (UAS) and a master’s degree in Human Rights from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). She worked at the Consulate General of Mexico in Houston, Texas, for 6 years supporting the Mexican community. She then worked 5 years at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) first as an administrative assistant, and then as project coordinator to an initiative under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration.