International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


ISA Office in San José, Costa Rica

María Belén Jiménez

Resident Director, Costa Rica Programs in San José, Costa Rica

María Belén graduated from the National University of Costa Rica with a major in International Relations. She has worked in various human rights organizations, such as Defense for Children International - Costa Rica and the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights.

Belén had the opportunity to intern Office of Cooperation at the Costa Rica Institute of Technology where she became passionate about student and cultural exchange programs. Because of her experiences she truly enjoys meeting and interacting with people from around the world. She likes sharing the history, traditions and food of Costa Rica and all beautiful places her home country has to offer.