Mónica Stein


Monica Stein is the Vice-Rector for Research, Partnership, and Collaboration. In this role, she oversees the Research Institute, university relations with various stakeholders (industry, alumni, and international partners), and institutional communication. She also designs, drafts, and advises UVG projects funded by USAID. Dr. Stein has consulted on science and technology for UNESCO, UNDP, and IADB. She has five years of experience in Science and Technology Management and was previously a plant biology researcher. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from Stanford University, and degrees in Biochemistry and Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Science and Nature.

Training's expertise

  • University Leadership

Spoken languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Country of residence

  • Guatemala

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