Cintya Molina is from El Salvador, but she lives in Mexico City. She works as a Research Assistant of the Water Security Observatory at the Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (CEDUA) at El Colegio de Mexico. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Environmental Studies from El Colegio de Mexico (Mexico, 2019), a master´s degree in Environmental Management from Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas” (El Salvador, 2013), and Economics degree (Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas”, 2008).
Her current research focuses on climate governance in Central America and the role of institutions in decarbonization pathways in Latin America. Also, she has researched economic water security in Mexico. Currently, she is a lecturer of climate data analysis at Instituto de Educación Superior “Rosario Castellanos”. In 2020, she was a professor of Statistics at El Colegio de México. From 2013 to 2014, she has taught at the Economics Department at Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas in El Salvador.