Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía

Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía currently directs For the Right to Die with Dignity, N.P.A. (DMD), and Documentation and Studies of Women N.P.A. (DEMAC), both non-profit civil associations. She is also president of the Espinosa Rugarcía Foundation, a board member of TELMEX (Teléfonos de Mexico), and part of the CEEY (Espinosa Yglesias Center for Economic Studies) steering committee.

Among her published work highlights: Secrets, legends, and whispers: rituals for women who dare to appropriate writingSweet assault on power, Political profile of the new first ladies, and Shikoku, Pilgrimage from maturity to old age, published by Porrúa.

She has an MBA degree in Business Administration, a master’s and a doctoral degree in Human Development by the Universidad Iberoamericana, UIA, as well as in psychoanalysis by the Mexican Institute of Psychoanalysis, IMPAC. Recently, she finished a Master in Bioethics at the Catholic University of Avila in Spain. Dr. Espinosa held the chair of Monetary Theory and Professional Ethics at the UIA, and the of Mythology and Symbols at the Mexican Institute of Psychoanalysis. Also, she has conducted research on moral development in children, divorce, and the pursuit of authenticity in middle-aged women. 

Dr. Espinosa has been a columnist in several newspapers from Mexico City, and a host of different radio programs. She was born in the city of Puebla 79 years ago, and she has a daughter, two sons, three granddaughters, two grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.