Celia Del Barco was born on July 8th, 1979, in Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico. She majored in Mathematics at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN)  in Mexico city and obtained a Master of Science in Statistics from Georgia Institute of Technology. She has been working as an instructor for the university of Arkansas since 2013. She loves being outdoors and hiking with her family and her furry friend. All author views are their own.