Irma was born in Motul, Yucatan, Mexico and came to the states when she was a young adult. Irma has been a great example of perseverance. Irma worked for many years in the garment industry.
She is a proud promoter of her Maya Yucatec origins. Her first language is Mayataan/Maya Yucatec.
Irma is one of the supporters of the first Maya Yucatec club in Southern California. She attends many events and loves to wear her Maya Yucatec embroidery huipil or terno. Always helping her Maya Yucatec brothers and sisters in any community where a Yucatec is need for medical attention, immigration or when they pass away and all the legalities.