Maria Leonor Alves Maia

Maria Leonor Alves Maia, architect full professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, is the immediate past-president of the Brazilian Association for International Education – FAUBAI [2018- 2021].
Since 2012 she has been active in the field of internationalization of Higher Education. From 2012-2020 she served as Dean for International Affairs at UFPE, being responsible for the implementation and management of international programs and activities which includes study abroad and exchange programs; international students and scholar services, internationalization at home and the implementation of Brazilian Virtual Exchange (BRAVE) program.
Maria Leonor is a researcher of the Brazilian Scientific Agency CNPq and has participated actively in conferences around the world.