Mariana Gutiérrez Bernardez

Currently Director of the LIGA MX Femenil, supported by more than 10 years of
experience developing women’s football in Mexico. In 2009, Mariana was co-founder of the largest football 7 vs 7 tournament for women in Mexico. Later in 2015, she joined the Mexican Federation of Football in the Amateur
Football department, as coordinator of National Leagues, highlighting her leading role in developing and coordinating the first national amateur women’s league of the FMF U16 and U13. In 2016 she took on the management of the new professional women’s football league “LIGA MX Femenil” in the LIGA MX / ASCENSO MX office, focusing her work onthe development of professional women’s football in Mexico.

Born in Mexico City, she has a degree in Textile Design from “Universidad Iberoamericana” and a master’s degree in “image consulting” and “football business” as well as she reached her pro license degree, the highest coaching qualification in Mexico. She is a member of the Women’s Football Committee of the FMF and LIGA MX /
ASCENSO MX and member of the Advisory Board of “School of Sports Sciences” of the “Universidad Anahuac”.