Marinés studied communication sciences in Mexico, her country of origin. She arrived in Montreal in 2005 in order to complete a Master’s degree in Museology at the Université de Montréal. During her graduate studies, she developed expertise in the field of community museums in Mexico.
She has primarily accumulated professional experience in social communication, culture, art and in human rights, especially concerning gender equality. Marinés has worked for private companies as well as independently for several years in Montreal, in Mexico and in Peru. She has participated in several social and solidarity movements. In addition, she has gotten involved with non-governmental organizations to work on the valorisation of identity as well as the improvement of living conditions for disadvantaged, immigrant or Aboriginal communities in Mexico and Peru.