Maria Guadalupe Rodríguez Díaz has a Master degree in Mathematics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), studies in Technical Engineer Surveying the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and holds the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in the area of Geodesy, Cartography and Photogrammetry, University of Alcalá (UAH) where she also performed her doctoral thesis. She is currently working as a project manager in ARI, Research and Innovation in Atos group, where, over the past years, she has coordinated and participated in a number of projects (FP7, H2020, CEF…) including MUGAGABE, ADIENC, EO2Heaven, Web n+1, Scalearn, Ciudad2020, RepAIR, P-SOCRATES, iKaaS, inteGRIDy, SHAR-Q as ESMO. In addition, she combines this activity with the position of associate professor at UAH in the Department of Geography (Area of Geodesy and Cartography), being also involved in research projects. She is a vocal of the SECFT, Spanish brand of the International Cartographic Association (ICA). She has been a speaker at various national and international congresses taking several publications in prestigious journals.