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Idalina Arreola Atilano

Idalina Arreola Atilano is the Project Lead of the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) brain trust in Mexico.

Prior to joining IFIT, Idalina worked at the Electoral Institute of Mexico City, where she led the establishment of strategic alliances and promoted key international relationships as the International Liaison Director. She also served as Chief of Staff in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate of the Republic in Mexico.

Idalina holds a master’s degree in Latin American studies from the University of Salamanca, Spain, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and public administration from the Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, México. In addition to participating in various conferences and electoral research congresses, Idalina has organised and coordinated observation missions during electoral and citizen participation processes in Mexico, while also serving as an international observer in countries including Honduras, El Salvador, and Ecuador. Idalina has published articles and book reviews in a variety of specialised journals.