Morales was born in Mexico City, and her family has lived in Santa María La Ribera for three generations. She studied cinema appreciation under Jean Douchet, former editor of Cahiers du Cinéma. She is currently professor of French at the Alianza Francesa, and has also coordinated drawing workshops for children and seniors. She collaborates with, and is a constant participant in Casa Gallina’s programs. In March 2016, she designed a film cycle for seniors from the barrio, where the imaginary on seniors was analyzed.