IMG_4050Salinas (b. Mexico City, 1957) has lived in Santa Maria La Ribera for most of her life. She earned a degree in Library Studies from the National School of Library and Archives, and has continued her professional development around the promotion of reading. She has certificate from Trainers Promoting Reading in IBBY Mexico, and has taken courses in reading aloud, and didactics from institutions such as FCE, INBAL and CONACULTA. For 11 years she was librarian at the National History Museum, promoting reading and creating workshops and summer courses at the museum. She has served as coordinator of the Casa de Cultura “Quinta Colorada” in Chapultepec, and has organized activities promoting reading in the International Book Fair for Children and Teenagers as well as the International Book Fair of the Mineria Palace. She has lead workshops promoting reading to teachers and directors of SEP schools, and helped many schools in the city to promote the habit of reading by reading aloud. Salinas collaborated with Ulises as joint participant in the design of the Cabinet of the Animal World.