Regina Sofía Cantú de Alba

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September 2016 - Current

Master of Professional Studies

Interactive Telecommunications Program at Tisch School of the Arts-NYU

·           Fulbright fellow

January 2007 - December 2012

Bachelor in International Relations

Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

·           Development and Cultural Projects Management

August - December 2012     

   Exchange studies

Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México (UIA Santa Fe)

·           Interaction Design and Art History



Sustainability and Development

Assistant to Project Manager - Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco AC

·           "Costos Económicos Y Ambientales De Los Autos En El área Metropolitana De Guadalajara." 

Political Science

Intern - Transparencia Mexicana

·           "Factofilia: El Acento Está En Las Ciudades, Algunos Resultados De La Base De Datos ECCA 2012.".

·           "A New Role for Citizens in Public Procurement."

Research Assistant - PhD Alfonso Hernández Valdez



2016 Comexus-Fulbright



June 2015 - Present Insitu project producer (Mexico)

The Un-School of Disruptive Design NYC

Project management and co-designing for the Un-School of Disruptive Design’s Mexico City fellowship, and other projects supporting the development of the fellowship network


March 2016- Present Project consultant

Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco A.C.

Manage and develop enhacements, corrections and graphic changes made to the organization’s web page.


June 2015- February 2016 Project Manager

Bestias en la Sopa - Graphic Design and Illustration Studio

Manage the relationship and communication with clients as well as the advancement and flow of current projects. I also participate in early stages of the design process, especially during research.


April 2015- June 2015 Sustainability Councelor

Regidora Carmen López Rocha - Gudalajara's Majorship

During her brief office period I aided in the decision making process in the Regidora's participation in the Health and Transparency committees within the Mayor's Office.


May 2013- April 2015 Project Management Director’s Personal Assistant

Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco A.C.

Through responsibilities ranging from Agenda Management to Organization’s representation I introduced the organization’s senior members into the concept of social innovation and participated in various forums and groups working on sustainable development policies in Guadalajara Jalisco.


June 2013-Present Technology Blogger & Project development

Ciudad Pixel (

In Ciudad Pixel I’ve been able to write and explore interactive design and the consequences of technology on community building and development within the cities.[1] I’ve also helped develop “Electoral Monitor” (Monitor Electoral in Spanish) a web platform to view and dive into media information regarding the mayor candidates for Guadalajara and Zapopan during 2015's elections.[2]


January 2012 – August 2012 Professional Application Project[3]

Transparencia Mexicana – ITESO

As member of a research team first and an editorial team afterwards I explored and understood the challenge of building coherent and appealing research and narratives on Access to Information and Transparency issues.


August 2008 - December 2011 Research Intern

DESOJ/ ITESO Senior Researcher

By assisting the research process from category building until the final delivery of databases and by getting involved in some ethnographic research proceses I was able to understand the elements that form the Access to information and Transparency system policies in Mexico.


August 2009 – December 2009 Coordinator of the Winter Brigades to the Huichol community Tatei Kie, Jalisco Mexico - Multicultural highschool “Tatei Yurienaka”

 Ingnatian Universitary Center – ITESO

I was responsible both for teams and logistics management before and during the developing of this program wich took a long time in being prepared but was implemented in a short spam. Challenges regarding being able to plan ahead for resources needed, obstacles during implementation and observing meticulous logistics taught me a lot about how delicate social intervention projects are.




Currently Founder Member and Special Projects

Social Valley


July 2009 – August 2009 Marine turtle conservation in Celestún Yucatán Mexico

PRONATURA Yucatán Mexico


October 2007 – 2009 Sustainable urban development

Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco A.C.


January 2008 – December 2008 Intercultural education

Winter Brigades to Huichol community Tatei Kie,Jalisco Mexico- Multicultural high school “Tatei Yurienaka” – CUI/ITESO


August 2007 – December 2007 Art and sustainability workshop for kids.

Centro Polanco – ITES


  • ·           Spanish (NATIVE)
  • ·           English Toefl IBT 114)
  • ·           French (Delf  B1)

Software/Programming languages

  • Adobe Illustrator CS6 (INTERMEDIATE )
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 (BASIC- PHOTO EDITING)
  • Adobe Flash CS6 (BASIC-ANIMATION)
  • Adobe Premier CS6 (INTERMEDIATE )
  • Adobe Audition CS6 (BASIC )
  • Office 97-2010 (INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED)
  • Javascript (BASIC-BEGINNER)
  •  C/C++ – Arduino(INTERMEDIATE)



[3] Works as a mix of internship and research required to cover academic credits.