Dra. Maldonado studied Biological Sciences.She receive her doctoral thesis with honors in 2004 at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Mendoza. Argentina, She is Specialist in Quality Engineering. She received a lot of awards: GOLD PLATE AND HONOR DIPLOMA for National University of Cuyo, Honorary mention, Federation of University Women Argentina Merit for the Best graduate and Honorary member the Centro de Bromatólogos Mendoza. And She won 3rd MENTION in VI Food Congress XXI Conference Food, Nutrition and Health XXXIX for this work : "Use of low digestibility carbohydrates as sucrose substitutes in the production of preserved cherries" She has wrote a lot of papers in international magazines and Congress.