Gabriela Rivera is currently Associate Dean for International Affairs and Executive Assistant in International Projects and Initiatives for the President’s office at CETYS University. She also leads the assessment of Academia on Diversity and Applied Internationalization on campus. Rivera is a former American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow where she studied at Purdue University Northwest in Indiana. Previously at CETYS, she coordinated all dual degree and international programs. She currently leads a course on Negotiation and Strategic Planning at CETYS Business School and partakes in community outreach via civil associations dedicated in reinvigorating Mexicali. Born and raised in Mexico, she earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing, both from CETYS University. She is fluent in Spanish, English, Japanese and French.