Javiera Arce-Riffo holds a B.A. in Political Science and Government, Universidad de Chile, and an M.A. in Political Science, Political Processes and Institutions, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Currently she is the Executive Secretary of the Equality and Diversity Unit of the Universidad de Valparaíso. She is a member of the Red de Politólogas (Women Political Scientists’ Network) and an activist for women’s political rights. Previously, she participated in legislative discussions related to the binominal electoral system reform and the political parties law reform in Chile. In 2020 she was one of the creators of the gender parity electoral formula for the Chilean Constitutional Convention.