Araceli received her B.Sc. degree in electronics and communications engineering from the University of Guadalajara and a Master’s degree in applied computer science from the ITESO University. She worked in the Mexican Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes on activities related to radioelectric spectrum administration, 1987–1989. She joined ITESO University in 1996 as a professor in the Electronics, Systems & Informatics Department (DESI). She was academic coordinator of their Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program (2001–2005) and served on the DESI Department Council. She also served on the Consultative Council of Cadena de la Industria Electrónica (CADELEC) Guadalajara (2007–2009). Currently, she teaches courses on computer networks and participates in several academic/professional projects in different universities/organizations. She is an academic member of the Project Guadalajara Ciudad Creativa Digital Committee, part of the IEEE Smart Cities/Urbanization Challenge. Her ComSoc activities include Guadalajara Chapter Chair (2001-2004); LA Regional DLT Coordinator (2003–2005); LA Director (2006–2007). Currently, Araceli is Chapter Chair of Guadalajara and LA representative on ComSoc’s Sister & Related Societies Board. Her chapter received the Chapter Achievement Award in 2003. Her IEEE activities include Guadalajara IEEE Section Vice Chair (2004–2006) and Section Chair (2007–2008); and Student Branch Counselor, ITESO (2012–2013). She has been Co-Chair of several IEEE conferences (CIEP 2002, IMWS 2009, PIMRC 2010, WCNC 2011). She was named Engineer of the Year in 2004.