Nadia is a biologist from the Autonomous University of Baja California. She completed
her master's degree at the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at
Ensenada (CICESE). Her research work focused on the study of the distribution of two
squirrel species with potentially threatened populations and restricted distributions in
northwestern Mexico. She is mainly interested in the ecology and conservation of
mammals and in the use of Geographic Information Systems as a tool for conservation.
She has participated in small mammal surveys in the Baja California peninsula and in
Chihuahua, Mexico. She is also interested in environmental education and has taught
high school biology, ecology, and geography. Her current work involves conducting
spatial analyses and creating cartographic material for different projects at an
environmental consultancy firm in Baja California.