GoAbroad-UAC International Programs Universidad Aconcagua

GoAbroad-UAC is a Joint Initiative developed in conjunction with Universidad de Aconcagua (UAC) together with GoAbroad-Chile. GoAbroad-UAC is responsible for supporting the negotiation, facilitation, and coordination of institutional relationships with international partners. Our focus is to foster initiatives in the Marga Marga County, our country, as well as strengthen the global reach through International Study Abroad Programs.

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Ana María Cabello

Head of GoAbroad-UAC International Programs

As Head of GoAbroad-UAC International Programs Ana María oversees all the organizational relationships providing onsite support with the academic planning and strategic initiatives. Ana María has extensive experience in international education as study abroad program administrator, professor of Spanish as a Foreign Language, and assisting international students from all over the world. Ana María is a native Chilean born in Valparaíso. She studied English Language and Education at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, holds a Diploma in International Relations and another in Business Management.

Her previous experience as an International Educator was as an ISEP Coordinator (International Student Exchange Programs) and SEPP-Chile Coordinator (Spoken English Promotion Project – SEPP), an exchange program between Chinese and Chilean students developed by Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZIJSU). Ana María and her team presented at NAFSA Conference with a Poster Group titled “Internationalizing the Curriculum and Campus: Chilean Students teaching English in China”, in Los Angeles Convention Center in 2009 (NAFSA 2009  Conference and Expo). Ana María is the Executive Secretary of the non-profit special education/organization called Pro Inclusión Rayos de Sol intended for young and adults with autism, mental retard, Down syndrome, among other pathologies.

Ana María is a NAFSA Member since 2000.

More about Ana María in Ana María Cabello – International Educator

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Violeta Núñez

Housing Coordinator

Violeta was a pioneer as a Housing Coordinator matching students and families in the fifth region, long before study abroad began to flourish. She began in the year 1995 and has provided accommodation to countless university students who have chosen Valparaiso to study and experience living with a Chilean family. Her extensive experience also includes assisting visiting professors in finding suitable long and short term accommodations.

More about Violeta in www.violetanunez.cl

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Marcia Vera Vasallo

International Consultant – United States

Marcia holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature with an emphasis in Education from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and a Master of Arts in Social Science with an emphasis in Gender and Cultural Studies from Universidad de Chile.

As an International consultant at Go Abroad-Chile, Marcia provides academic and administrative support to develop programs and curriculum. Currently, she is one of the faculty members as a Secondary High School Teacher in Tucson, Arizona. Before her role as a certified teacher, she worked at CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) in Valparaiso as a Resident Director.  In addition, she also taught international students Spanish conversation and Chilean culture at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso.

 

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