María-Manuela S. Díez

by | 27 Mar 2024

Georgetown University, Department of Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Department Administrator (1999-2015); Graduate Studies Program Manager (1990-1998). Department of Education, Migrant Education Program, Salem, Oregon. Tutor and counselor for migrant children (1988-1990).

Spanish Catholic Center, Bilingual Secretarial Program, Washington, D.C. Director – Vocational training for Hispanic women (1977-1987). Embassy of Spain, Washington, D.C.

English personal secretary to the ambassador (1975-1977). University of Oregon, Department of Ethnic Studies, Eugene, Oregon. Department Secretary (1974-1975). University of Oregon, Department of Psychology, Eugene, Oregon. Graduate Program Manager (1969-1974). Thompson, Mumford & Woodrich, Attorneys at Law, Eugene, Oregon.

Legal Secretary (1967-1969). Assistant, American Institute for the Development of Free Labor, Washington, DC Administrative Staff Assistant (1965-1967).

Georgetown University, Washington, Conflict Resolution, Department of Government (2010). Professional Management Certificate Program (10 courses) (1998). B.A. in sociology with minor in psychology (cum laude) (1996). Trinity College, Washington, D.C., Parish Service Education Program (1987). University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Three years of college while working full time (1969-1971). Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon. Legal Secretary Certificate Program (1967-1968).

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE: Director of the NGO, “Puente de Amistad, Inc.”, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization (2012-present). Founding member of ‘Puente de Amistad, Inc. and member of the Executive Board (2006-2012). Member of the “Encuentro Eclesial Cuba-Diáspora” (2002-2018). Organizer of “Tertulias Cubana” in the DC area (2005-2015). Leader of “Pilgrimages to Cuba”, more than 20 trips since (1999-2018). Leader of “Tour on architecture, art and culture of Cuba” (2015-2019). Member of the Board of the “Archdiocesan Board of Education”, Washington, DC. Member of the “Joint Commission Task Force”, appointed by Cardinal Hickey, Archbishop of Washington (1992-1994).