Montserrat Linares is currently pursuing her Law Degree at the Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. When she was attending school she was a member of the student council and at university she participates as a candidate in the Law Student Association of the Universidad Rafael Landivar. She also worked at the General Attorney and in a law firm. In 2010 she flew to United States of America and worked as an intern at the Embassy of Guatemala where she attended lectures concerning security issues. In 2011 she worked in the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies as an intern were she learned about security and defense in Latin America. Her future goal is to get a Master Degree in Conflict Resolution.