Global Support Services

Maria Cortese Hering

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Program Associate
International House

Maria joined GSS in July 2015 to support their on-going mission to assist in the operational needs of the University’s international activities. Her role covers management of the website, data analysis and reporting, various process improvement initiatives, and coordinating communications and outreach throughout the University with respect to global administration needs. Maria has been working as a freelance website designer and consultant since 2010. Her clients included Penn’s own South Asia Center and the Africa Center, as well as ISSS and GSS in Penn Global. Prior to running her own business, Maria worked in video and multimedia for over 15 years.

Maria holds a BA in Film from Temple University, an MA in African Studies from Ohio University, and an MPH from the Master of Public Health program here at Penn. 

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