Event Date Event Time Registration Deadline Registration
May 5, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Registration Closed
NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo

NAFSA welcomes you to join us at the Latin America and Caribbean Forum 2022, a special Signature Program included with both All-Access Pass and Virtual-Only Pass registrations for the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo.

The 2022 Latin America and Caribbean Forum provides the opportunity to hear higher education leaders from throughout the region share insights on effective approaches to developing sustainable strategies for engagement and best practices in Latin America and the Caribbean. From virtual collaboration to new program models, panelists will showcase examples of lessons learned and successful innovations for building our sustainable future. 


Alejandra Barahona, PhD

Alejandra Barahona
Universidad VERITAS
Alejandra Barahona completed a Ph.D. in Latin American Philosophy and a Master's in Contemporary Literature at the University of California in Los Angeles. She obtained an M.B.A. at INCAE Business school. As the Director of the Center for International Programs & Sustainability Studies at...

Rodrigo Cintra, PhD

Rodrigo Cintra
Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM)
Rodrigo Cintra is the Chief International Officer (CIO) and member of the Executive Board at ESPM (Brazil). He is also Full Professor of International Negotiation at undergraduate and MBA programs. His directorship is responsible for International Agreements and Accreditations (AACSB and BGA)...

Rosario Díaz Domínguez

Rosario Diaz Dominguez
Universidad de los Andes
Rosario Díaz Domínguez is Director of International Relations at Universidad de los Andes in Santiago, Chile, and leads the university International Strategy since 2013. She is a member of the International Commission of the Chilean Rectors Conference, CRUCH, and a founding member of LearnChile, an...

Ann Mason, PhD

Mason Education Group
Member-at-Large, NAFSA Board of Directors
Ann Mason has more than 20 years’ experience in international education, higher education administration, and U.S.-Latin American academic cooperation. Mason currently directs her own international higher education consulting firm, Mason Education Group, based in Bogotá, Colombia. Her previous...

Frances J. Santiago, PhD

Frances Santiago photo
University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez Campus
Member at Large, Leadership Development Committee (LDC)
Frances Santiago has a PhD from the City University of New York – Graduate Center (1998). She is a professor of French and Francophone Literatures at the UPR-Mayagüez Campus since 1996. She became the PDSO and ARO for her campus in 2013. She served as Puerto Rico State Rep in the NAFSA Region VII...

Brigitte Baptiste

Brigitte Baptiste
Universidad EAN
Brigitte Baptiste currently serves as Rector of Universidad Ean, a higher education institution focused on sustainable entrepreneurship. She is a Colombian biologist graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, with a Master's Degree in Conservation and Tropical Development from the...