Maria Elena is original from Chile, where she worked as a Journalist and Social Communicator specialized in public relations and events. 

Before joining the Netherlands Businesses Support Office in Texas, she worked at the Greater Houston Partnership for the International Investment and Trade team.

Additionally, Maria Elena worked six years as a Communications Specialist in Chile for the multinational Siemens, where she developed her expertise in marketing communications, corporate events, and social media.

She is helping the NBSO Texas Team to prepare everything that's needed for an upcoming trade mission in the life science and health sector.