Admin Professional Sr - Events & Travel Coordinator
- School of International Affairs
Maria L (Marilu) Suarez joined the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2004. She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix.
Currently, Marilu serves as Administrative Professional Sr. Events & Travel Coordinator 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 also enjoys promoting INTA Study Abroads and on-site support of 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 feels Puerto Rican since she lived there for 34 years. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching baseball (NY Yankees) and spending time with family and friends.
- BS in Business Management
- Georgia Tech Community Service Award 2018
- INTAGO Staff of the Year 2007