Category: Enhancing Learning in Education Abroad: Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, and Research Innovations

Argentina: Let's Go!

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Table 28

This poster sessions provides information about Argentina´s educational system, safety matters, and visa regulations, to help better advise students who want to travel there.

Alex Markman

Director, International Programs
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alex has been working in International Education for over 15 years. During this time she wore many hats: she was responsible for international student and scholar services, she did international enrollment management, and as the creator of the Study Abroad Programs Office at Emmanuel College in Boston (USA), she was responsible for the organization’s first exchanges. At the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (Argentina), where she established the International Relations Department, she gained significant experience in creating programs for Engineering and Technology students. She is trained in Coaching, Management and Performing Arts and has presented at NAFSA’s regional and annual conferences, as well as at several conferences and workshops in Argentina. She currently serves as Director of International Programs at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina, where she is the Chief Internationalization Officer and responsible for leading the design and implementation of the University´s international strategy, developing academic partnerships with overseas HEIs, designing customized study abroad programs and supervising the UTDT´s exchange student support services.

Maria Soloeta

Universidad Del Salvador
Buenos Aires, Argentina

María Soloeta is Director of International Cooperation at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires. As such, she develops and coordinates the deepening of partnerships with institutions and organizations with universities around the world. She holds a BA in English from the Universidad del Salvador and a MA in International Education from New York University. She has been working in International Education for over 25 years and is currently responsible for leading, partnering and supporting internationalization initiatives at USAL. She has presented in several Conferences about International Education abroad. She is currently serving her third term as a member of the ISEP Council of Advisors. She is the Chair elect for the "Foro Argentino para la Educación Internacional" (FAEI)

Her responsibilities at Universidad del Salvador include student and faculty mobility, partnership development, collaboration with USAL schools in international double degree projects, identification and preparation of grant funded proposals for international initiatives, among others.

María has also worked as a professor of English, and has taught courses for both the Faculty of Philosphy and Literature and for the School of History and Tourism. She has also worked abroad at New York University.