09/1999 – 05/2006: Bachelor of Science in Biology. Universidad A. Gabriel Rene Moreno. Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
03/2002 – 02/2004: Part time internship at GIS unit. Noel-Kempff-Mercado N.H. Museum. Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
03/2004 - 04/2007: Research assistant for the Tewksbury Lab, University of Washington. Santa Cruz, Bolivia & Arizona, United States of America.
08/2007 - 04/2010: Master of Science from the department of Biology, University of Florida. Thesis topics: seed ecology and plant-animal interactions. Gainesville, United States of America.
01/2012 - 11/2013: Regional knowledge management advisor for sustainable management of forest-based landscapes. Cuso international/RIABM/Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE). Turrialba, Costa Rica.
since 12/2013: PhD student in SIlviculture at the Technical University of Munich. Freising, Germany.
07/2014 - 04/2015: Guest lecturer at the Universidad Tecnica particular de Loja. Loja, Ecuador
11/2015 - 12/2016: Guest Scientist at the Thünen Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics. Hamburg, Germany.