Jimena’s role as a Program Manager involves both student and faculty-facing programs at DRCLAS. During the 2020-21 academic year, Jimena will manage the Andes and Southern Cone Program and the Cuba Studies Program. She will also collaborate with the student services team on a variety of activities, such as student group grants and programming abroad.
Originally from Havana, Cuba, Jimena earned an MA in Latin American Studies at Tulane University, where she received a full scholarship. While pursuing her degree at Tulane, she built upon her professional foundation, serving as Administrative Assistant in the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies and later, as the Administrative Secretary of the Political Science Department at Tulane University. Jimena is moving to Harvard from Tufts University, where she worked in the Department of Music for over two years as Office Manager and Administrative Coordinator.