Belkys Torres Selected for AIEA Senior Advisors Program

Belkys Torres, Associate Director for International Programs at the University Center for International Studies, has been selected to participate in the Senior Advisers Program for 2017-2018 for the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA). This prestigious mentoring program pairs newer Senior International Officers with seasoned professionals in international education, with the goal of working on specific deliverables to benefit Pitt's global priorities. Dr. Torres begins the program at the AIEA  conference in Washington, DC in February, and continues activities throughout the year. She will be mentored by Dr. Bailian Li, Vice Provost for International Affairs at North Carolina State University.

Participation in the Senior Advisers Program will provide Dr. Torres with an opportunity to engage in direct dialogue with other organizations and institutions. The program also allows the University of Pittsburgh--through Torres' work--to increase its strategic international partnerships and advance its Global Plan: Embracing the World. 

AIEA, is the only association in the world focused exclusively on professional development, advocacy, information sharing and networking for university leaders who are charged with strategic and comprehensive internationalization of higher education.