Global Support Services Maria Cortese Hering

Manager, Global Data and Communications
Franklin Building

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 worked as a freelance website designer and consultant before coming to GSS. Her clients included Penn’s own South Asia Center, the Africa Center, and ISSS. Prior to running her own business, Maria worked in film, 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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