Cecilia comes to MCLA with a wealth of experience as administrative assistant in various organizations. In her native Ecuador she served for nearly a decade working as an executive administrative assistant in public affairs at the United States Consulate General in Guayaquil. Earlier, Cecilia worked as a journalist for El Universo, Guayaquil's largest-circulation daily newspaper, where she covered local politics. She also has previous experience as a life skills instructor at Opportunity Partners (Minnetonka). She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the Vicente Rocafuerte University in Guayaquil.