Silvia Giorguli Saucedo has been the president of El Colegio de México since 2015. During her time there, she has served as professor-researcher (2003–present) and director of the Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (2009-2015). She has been the president of the Mexican Society of Demography and is the founding director of the magazine Coyuntura Demográfica. Revista sobre los procesos demográficos en México hoy. She is currently the director of the e-magazine Otros Diálogos of El Colegio de México.

Giorguli Saucedo studied Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and holds a master's degree in Demography from El Colegio de México, a doctorate in Sociology from Brown University, and a research stay at Stanford University. Her research has focused on three topics: international migration from Mexico to the United States, transitions to adulthood in Latin America, and the effects of demographic change. She currently participates as a researcher in the Mexican Migration Project with the universities of Princeton, Guadalajara and Brown and co-chairs the Central and North American Working Group on Migration. She is a member of the National System of Researchers (CONACYT). In 2018, Professor Giorguli received the Horace Mann Medal from Brown University.