Africa was born in Spain in 1965. She began her studies in Law at the Universidad de Cádiz before she consecrated her life in God in 1985. She has served apostolically in Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Spain. She was territorial director of the Consecrated Women of Chile between 2012 and 2018. She has completed an advanced course in St. John of the Cross at the University of Mysticism, in Avila, Spain. After serving as a formator at the international Formation Center for Consecrated Women in Madrid, she moved to Rome as general councilor. She holds a degree in Education and Development from the Universidad Anáhuac, Religious Sciences from the Ateneo Regina Apostolorum and a Master’s Degree in Accompaniment from the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria.