Alejandra Villa: Engineer in International Business. She specializes in the areas of poverty and regional integration and globalization. She works directly in obtaining, processing data and quantitative modeling. Author of the article "Indigenous multidimensional poverty in Ecuador", published in the memoirs of the 4th REDU 2016 Congress, and is a co-author of multiple articles. Since 2015, she collaborates as a researcher at the Center for Economic and Business Research of the Universidad de Las Américas.