Prof Adriana Ortiz-Ortega
Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico.
Ortiz-Ortega PhD is an economist and political scientist, with special research interest in scientific productivity, international education, and gender and sexualities topics. She gained her postdoctoral training at Rutgers University, and PhD from Yale University. Professor Ortiz-Ortega serves as academic consultant to the Secretary General of the University and develops multidisciplinary research and strategies to improve the potential of scientific production in Mexico. She served as rector of the Universidad Politécnica de Guerrero (August 2008 - August 2009), and was the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Program in Women's Studies at El Colegio de Mexico (2004-2007). She was also Director for Mexico and Central Ashoka Foundation (1998-2001), as well as coordinator of the Research Program on abortion. Professor Ortiz-Ortega is a member of the National System of Researchers, International Advisory Committee Scopus Council.
Professor Ortiz-Ortega took on the role of Discussant in Day 3 session on Health. She brought to this role her extensive knowledge of major health issues and experience of how advising policy development in this area.