CIBER Focus: A Discussion with Molly Fisher, Director, IU Mexico Gateway Office
Molly Fisher is the Director of the IU Mexico Gateway Office. She most recently led the educational portfolio at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego where she collaborated with other universities and the private sector to develop and implement a suite of workforce development pilots focused on STEM and language acquisition.
Molly is an accomplished educator and social entrepreneur with nearly 22 years of dedication to serving the needs of local communities through education, economic empowerment, animal welfare, and environmental program development. As an area specialist in Mexico, she has founded, directed, or redirected eight successful nonprofits and social enterprises across the country and currently serves on the board of Human Connections in Nayarit, Mexico. Molly brings extensive experience of working with students, parents, teachers, universities, and both the public and private sector into her role as the Director of the IU Mexico Gateway.
Molly is an Indiana University graduate with a B.S. in Biology and graduate certificate in Secondary Science Education and spent five years teaching in the classroom on both sides of the U.S. - Mexico border.