Claudia has an MSc. in Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia (2016), a Bachelor in Social Communication, Universidad Diego Portales, and a Diploma in Film Production, Vancouver Film School. During her graduate studies, Claudia conducted research in the Andes highlands focusing on gendered participation in household and community decision-making in the context of food security in Quechua communities. Since her graduation, she has worked as a research assistant and coordinator in several projects regarding trade and food procurement, food sovereignty, and Indigenous food systems. She also has worked as a research consultant on gender issues in Latin America small and artisanal mining industry.