Mago Torres is from Mexico City, where she coordinated the journalism program and served as a scholar in the Department of Communication at Universidad Iberoamericana. Her work has focused on the research and application of the right to information and data journalism, and explores the connection between journalism, academia and civic society. Over the last year she worked on the Panama Papers investigation as a researcher with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. She is a co-founder of Periodistas de a Pie, a network of journalists based in Mexico City, and holds a Ph.D. in Humanistic Studies with a specialization in ethics. She is now based in Washington, DC and works for the Global Investigative Journalism Network as Research Director.