Leticia Arco received B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Central University of Las Villas, Cuba, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. In 2009 she obtained her Ph.D. degree in technical sciences from the National Committee of Automatics and Computing and the Central University of Las Villas, Cuba, in collaboration with the University of Oldenburg and University of Magdeburg, Germany. She fulfilled a postdoctoral stay at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium in 2015. She was a full professor at the Computer Science Department of the Central University of Las Villas, Cuba, until 2018. Currently, she is a postdoctoral researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. She is interested in machine learning, text and opinion mining, natural language processing and complex networks.