Mertxe has a degree in Psychology and a Consultant in Sexology.
Joined the ILM in 2008 through his participation in the Foro de Vida Independiente y Divertad (FVID).
Among other activities, she was part of the documentary film “Yes, We Fuck“, which addresses different ways of living sexuality in functional diversity.
In relation to visual functional diversity, she is co-founder of the working group “No sin Mi Perro Guía” (Not Without My Guide Dog), created to promote that the denial of access to services or public places to users of guide dogs be considered as a crime based on disability. She is part of the association “Aukera Barriak” that claims universal accessibility as a right of citizenship.
Likewise, and always within the framework of activism for an inclusive society, he has participated in the organization of several editions of the Days of Tiflotechnology sponsored by the “Association of Users of Tiflotechnology for Free Access to Information” (UTLAI), coordinating round tables on the role of technology in the access of blind people in the workplace.