She is the designer and developer of MIDE, The Interactive Museum of Economics, the first museum of economics in the world, which she has led since 2001. MIDE has been recognized with 14 national and international awards and holds the distinction of being the first global museum to complete the AAM Core Document Verification Program. With a scientific background as a biologist and a PhD in ecology, Silvia specializes as a museologist. She participated in the founding of Papalote de Children's Museum in Mexico City and was the designer of the iconic exhibit The Ramon Tree. She has been an advisor and designer for other institutions in Mexico and abroad. Silvia has played important roles at the international arena that allowed her to advance the science museum field in Mexico, and this year she was named President of the Mexican Association of Science and Technology Museums. As a speaker, she has participated in numerous museum-related conferences for almost 30 years.