Pilar Velasco received her degree in Information Sciences from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Since 2007 she has worked as an investigative reporter for Cadena Ser. Currently, she writes for digital news media. Early in her career she worked for Interviú in which she published investigative political reports and accounts of the activities of young Spanish people. She has lived in Serbia, where she travelled at the invitation of diverse cultural collectives specialized in issues such as nationalism and integration.