Belen was born and raised in Ecuador, and her native language is Spanish. She is a music composer, figure skater, and parent.  Belen has always been passionate about languages. When she was twelve, she taught herself French through exploring her dad’s old books.  While attending college, she enjoyed studying Portuguese and Brazilian culture.

She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Music from Universidad San Francisco, in Ecuador.  Belen has taught music lessons and Spanish to children and college students. She also sings and writes songs in English, Spanish and Portuguese. In 2013, Belen attended Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain, completing her graduate studies in Scoring for Film, TV and Games. When she is not teaching, Belen loves to compose music for screen, listen to podcasts and spend time with her family.