Sandra was born and raised in Mexico City and graduated with honors from the Autonomous University of Mexico. She received her Masters Degree from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. She runs two orthodontic practices in the Bay Area and is mother to two young children. Today, Sandra is involved in the Rainforest2Reef partner, Women Planting Trees. Sandra's main interest is in community development in Mexico especially organic agriculture and reforestation work with women and children.