María Blanco has a Ph.D. in economics from the Complutense University of Madrid. She works as a Professor of History of Economic Thought and Economic Theory, and as an associate professor at the ILEAD (Institute of Leadership and Advancement) at her university. She has taught graduate classes at her university and others.
She was a member of the Juan de Mariana Institute and the Bases Foundation. Currently, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mont Pelerin Society. She writes for various print media. She has participated in radio and television and has written several books, such as “Las Tribus Liberales”, “Afrodita Desenmascarada” and, together with Carlos Rodríguez Braun and Luis Daniel Ávila, “Hacienda Somos todos, cariño”, published in 2021.