Jill Calderón

Director, Arizona International Travel International Travel

Jill Calderón

Director, Arizona International Travel International Travel

Jill Calderon is the Director of UA International Travel. As part of her role, Jill facilitates and encourages informed and prepared travel by providing strategic leadership to advance best practices and guidance in support of and advocacy for safe international travel. This is accomplished in collaboration with key university stakeholders through comprehensive situational awareness; preparation of travelers, programs, operations and institutional systems; and global emergency readiness and response.

Jill completed her B.A. at Colorado State University in creative writing and her M.A. in Latin American studies at the University of Arizona. After graduating with her undergraduate degree, she set out for Costa Rica where she worked at becoming fluent in Spanish while running her own business, Escuela Latina de Lenguas, S.A., a language school teaching English to Costa Ricans and offering service-learning opportunities and Spanish language instruction to international visitors. While in Costa Rica, Jill had the opportunity to travel throughout Latin America. She came to Tucson from Costa Rica in 2000 to work at the UA and pursue her master's degree.  

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