Jessica M. Sotomayor is the Sr. Project Manager for the Center for Leadership at Florida International University (The Center). Jessica joined The Center in September 2017 and her primary role is to provide strategic guidance and direction on new and ongoing projects. She also manages the development and execution of the Center’s Micro-Credentials for FIU students, the Emerging Leader Award and Outstanding Dissertation Award, and various short- and long-term projects.
Prior to joining The Center, Jessica was a Senior Program Manager at the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York where she provided faculty support, event logistics, fiscal management, and academic guidance for the undergraduate Sustainable Development program. While at Columbia, she also managed the Earth Institute’s student programs, which entailed recruiting and appointing teaching assistants, interns, research assistants and travel grant recipients. She previously worked at FIU’s College of Business from 2002-2011 holding various positions, the latest being Program Manager in the Executive and Professional MBA program.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, both from Florida International University.