Director General, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico.
Yoloxóchitl Bustamante is the Director General of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico. She is a graduate in Biological Sciences and has held various academic and administrative positions in and outside the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN). She was sworn in as Director General of IPN in 2009. Prior to this, she served as Secretary of School Education at the Ministry of Education. She has been active in the private sector where she held various management positions in leading companies in the chemical pharmaceutical industry, such as: Travenol, Norwich Eaton, André Bigaux, Sanofi of Mexico, and Grupo Roche Syntex in Mexico.
Yoloxóchitl Bustamante spoke about the decade of academic reforms and changes at the IPN at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013. This involved a review all of the processes that were in operation in terms of academic and social integration. The aim was to ensure that the institution maintains a deep interaction with all parts of society.