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Tatiana Mackliff

Deputy Executive Director, Leadership & Professional Development Services
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Tatiana Mackliff serves as NAFSA’s deputy executive director for leadership and professional development services. Prior to joining NAFSA, Mackliff served as executive director of international education at Miami Dade College. Her 25-year career in the field of global education includes a number of leadership positions at the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the British Council. At both organizations, she liaised with government officials to implement flagship scholarship programs such as the Foreign Fulbright Student Exchange Program for the Western Hemisphere, the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program, the English Language Teaching Assistant Program, and the prestigious Chevening Awards. While at IIE, Mackliff engaged the private sector in the creation of global fellowships for K–12 teachers. She also previously served as study abroad manager at Florida International University. Mackliff holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad Espiritu Santo in Guayaquil, Ecuador, a master’s degree in international and intercultural development education from Florida International University, and an executive coaching certification from New York University.