Veronica has a post-graduate Diploma in Financial and Business Economics from the University of Essex in Colchester, Great Britain, and two Bachelor degrees in International Relations and Economics from American University in Washington, DC. Veronica has experience in Public Relations, specializing in business and consumer affairs. She worked as Group Director at an international Public Relations corporation in Mexico City and then as head of the Public Relations department at a lobbying and communications firm. She is bi-cultural by birth, bilingual, and has lived and worked both in the US and Mexico. During her husband´s nine-year tenure as representative of the Mexican government in New York and Washington DC, she came in close contact with the Latino communities in both these cities and the country in general.