Nora Torres, a proud Mexican scientist and activist at the age of 28, has a notable background in directing socioenvironmental projects. She is the founder of Káapeh Mexico, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering farming families through science. Her research focuses on developing strategies for biodiversity conservation and the reuse of agro-industrial waste, promoting a circular economy, and preventing rural abandonment. Furthermore, as a public servant, she leads efforts to promote public policies aimed at sustainable development and climate resilience. Her mission underscores her dedication to creating a future where science, sustainability, and economic growth coexist harmoniously, benefitting both communities and the environment.