Marilu Suarez

Asst to the Chair I

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
Office Location: Habersham 205


Maria L (Marilu) Suarez joined the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs in July of 2004. She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix.

Currently, Marilu serves as Assitant to the Chair and Building Manager. In these roles she provides administrative support to school chair, faculty, and PhD students. Coordinates the logistics for large- and small-scale events. Organized domestic and international travel arrangements. Oversee building management, space planning and facility maintenance request. Monitor and authorize building access for students, faculty, and staff. Coordinate administrative aspects of faculty recruitment and search process including ad placement, manual and electronic candidate tracking to the point of hiring.

Marilu enjoys promoting INTA Study Abroads and gives  on-site support for the Study Abroad Programs in Spain and EU.

Marilu was one of the founding members of the Georgia Tech Employee Resources Group for Hispanic or Latino and Allies (HOLA), where she served as the Communication & Marketing Committee Chair. She organized and managed the entire logistics for the Georgia Tech Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief Effort in 2018, for what she received the Georgia Tech Community Service Award.

Marilu is of Cuban descent and although she was born in Philadelphia, PA , she lived in Puerto Rico for 34 years; thereforore she feels Puerto Rican. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching baseball (NY Yankees) and spending time with family and friends.


  • BS in Business Management
Awards and
  • Georgia Tech Community Service Award 2018
  • INTAGO Staff of the Year 2007
Areas of
  • Events Logistics
  • Travel Logistics