Victoria Flexer is a researcher at CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technological Research, Argentina) and a professor at the School of Engineering at the National University of Jujuy. Victoria earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires and then performed research for over 7 years at CNRS, France, the University of Queensland, Australia, and the University of Ghent, Belgium. Victoria is currently directing an interdisciplinary research group composed of geologists, chemists and engineers working on various topics linked to lithium, a strategic resource for Argentina and the region. Her work ranges from the search for sustainable mining techniques, to the development of state-of-the-art batteries. The research is carried out alongside the creation of a pioneering research and development center in the province of Jujuy, Argentina.