Valeria Benson-Lira provides support in processing data requests for research projects, permissions and access, usage, and compliance for all Labs at Urban Labs. She also works in developing relations with partner agencies. Valeria graduated with a master’s degree in Geography from Arizona State University and also holds a bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico. Valeria has seven years of combined experience in research and data management.

Valeria enjoys spending her spare time traveling, exercising, and reading.