Magdalena Villarreal Cum Laude in Anthropology from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Senior Research Professor C at CIESAS Occidente. SNI Level III. He has coordinated multiple research and evaluation projects with Mexican and international institutions. He is currently conducting an international seminar on money, economics and finance from an anthropological perspective, in coordination with the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at the University of California at Irvine. His publications include Anthropology of debt, Women, finance and economic violence in marginalized neighborhoods of Guadalajara, Microfinance in the interstices of development, Juggling Currencies in Transborder Contexts and Microfinance, Debt and Overindebtedness.