Regional Reports Session-6

Regional Reports Session-6

Patricia Montaño Salinas
Head of International Office, Vice Rectory for International Affairs, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Dr Penelope J Pynes           
Associate Provost for International Programs,
UNC Greensboro, and Past President, AIEA,
USA

Penelope "Nell" Pynes is Associate Provost for International Programs at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, leading internationalization efforts, directing the University's Global Engagement Quality Enhancement Plan and promoting student/faculty exchange. She has recently served as chair of NAFSA's International Education Leadership Knowledge Community and is currently the Past President of AIEA. A regular presenter on comprehensive internationalization and co-designer of several SIO training programs, she has a doctorate in Germanic linguistics from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Dr Maria Leonor Maia (Nona)
President of FAUBAI, and Dean of International Affairs,
Federal University of Pernambuco,
Brazil

Maria Leonor Maia is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. She has an MSc and PhD on urban development planning from University College London.  As Dean for International Affairs, Maia is the chief university officer responsible for all UFPE’s international programs and activities. Together with de Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Studies, she coordinates the Collaborative Online International Learning initiative at UFPE.

Since 2018, Maia has also been the President of FAUBAI, the Brazilian Association for International Education.