Emilia Reyes holds Masters and Bachelor’s Degrees in International Relations, and a Master on Public Administration. She specialized in gender responsive public policies and budgets and sustainable development, including comprehensive disaster risk management and climate change. In those fields she has trained governmental officers from the Legislative, Judiciary and Executive Branch, as well as officers from UN agencies at national and regional level. Currently she is the Programme Director of Policies and Budgets for Equality and Sustainable Development, at Equidad de Género: Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia (Gender Equity: Citizenship, Work and Family), a feminist Mexican NGO. From 2014 to 2019, Emilia Reyes was one of the eight Organizing Partners (OP) of the Women’s Major Group for the 2030 Agenda, aiming to promote the active participation of women’s and feminists’ organizations in the 2030 Agenda. From 2017 to 2019 she was Co-Chair of the UN High Level Political Forum Major Groups and other Stakeholders Coordination Mechanism. Since 2017, she is Co-Convener of the Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development.