Martha is a Colombian-Canadian health professional, entrepreneur and philanthropist. After working as a clinical biochemist at Oxford, United Kingdom, from 1990 to 1995, she moved with her family to Canada, where she founded Foresight Links Corporation in 1996, to promote initiatives based on the best available evidence from scientific research. She was awarded an Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg-Schulich program at York University.

She is also a vocal activist for several causes spanning women’s rights, healthcare and equity.