Dora Martínez has a Law Degree from the Autonomous University of Coahuila, a Master from the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain and the Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Judiciary.
She is a specialist in Electoral Law, Political Gender Violence, Telecommunications, Freedom of Expression and Human Rights. Currently, she is the director for freedom of expression issues at the Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI). She has also had her own consultancy firm, in which she has advised various media outlets on regulatory issues.
In the Mexican federal government, she was Director of Legislative Liaison of the Ministry of Public Function as well as Coordinator of Advisors of the Undersecretary of Legal Affairs and Human Rights in the Ministry of the Interior. She was also a Federal Congresswoman in the Congress of the Union.
Ms. Martínez has participated as a specialist and electoral observer in electoral observation missions of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Christian Democratic Organization of America (ODCA).
As a specialist in freedom of expression, she has participated in various Assemblies of the Inter-American Press Association (SIP) and serves as technical secretary of the Rapporteurship on Freedom of Expression at the Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI).
She is co-author of the books "The Path for the Constitutional Reform of Human Rights" of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation and the "Impact of the Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights" of the Institute of Legal Research of the National University Autonomous of Mexico.