María Soledad Ramírez Montoya (Marisol)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Location: Mexico
Term: 2022 – 2024

María Soledad Ramírez-Montoya is a senior researcher at the Institute for the Future of Education, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). She focuses her activities on the dynamization of education initiatives, with innovation, research and global sense, as a means of social transformation and impact for lifelong learning and sustainable development.

As Chair of the UNESCO Chair: “Open Educational Movement for Latin America”, Marisol (her short name) mobilizes training, production and research initiatives for open education. As Chair of the International Council for Open of Distance Education (ICDE) “OER Latin America”, she promotes activities with research teams to enrich access practices in distance education.

In the academic activities, Dr. Ramirez-Montoya forms talent for education with emphasis on innovation, educational entrepreneurship and multidisciplinary research; she leads research groups establishing rich experiences for the generation of knowledge inspired by teamwork; coordinates actions for innovation, globalization and generates innovation and research initiatives with national and international networks.