María Ximena is a lawyer from the University of the Andes (2017). Her main interests focus on legal sociology, gender studies, criminal law and critical legal theory. She is currently a lawyer in the sub-line of privacy and transparency. Her work focuses on research and strategic litigation on information, corruption, freedom of expression, and the right to the truth, among others. Before joining Dejusticia, María Ximena conducted research work on the armed conflict, drug policy, and gender inequality. She was also a member of the Action Program for Equality and Social Inclusion (PAIIS) of the University of the Andes.