Ortega holds a master’s degree in Art History and a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication. She has been interested in art as a factor of social transformation, through curatorial exercises like Vertigo of Abundance (Casa del Lago, 2013) and Presumed Guilty and Broken Animal (Museum of Modern Art, 2009. Her texts have been published in periodicals such as Regeneration, Art Nexus, and Registration Code. She has given courses in institutions such as the Autonomous University of Mexico City, National School of Conservation and Restoration and Museology, and in the Arts Center San Agustin Etla. Currently Josefa works at inSite / Casa Gallina as curator of cultural synergies.