Vanessa Armendariz (Mexican - 1987) Holds a BA in International Studies (2005) and BPA in Public Administration (2005) by Universidad de Monterrey. MSc in System Dynamics (2014) European Master. MBA by Radboud University (2014). Has experience on policy implementation issues and participatory processes in Mexico City, socio-ecological modeling and radio production. Current research on security related topics and transition dynamics: food, critical infrastructure, societal metabolism. Part of the Systems Dynamics Group Rome and Sustainability Labs Fellow. Interest on: improvement of Governance structures and North-South, South-South dynamics towards a possible sustainable future.