Mabel Cardec is the Communications Manager at the University of Florida International Center (UFIC). In this capacity, she oversees UFIC’s marketing and communication activities, as well as efforts to promote international education on UF campus. She produces UFIC’s weekly e-newsletter, UF Global, to raise UF's profile as a lead academic institution in internationally oriented initiatives and events. She also coordinates UFIC's annual report and currently collaborates to redesign UFIC’s website. Additionally, she manages campus wide events such as International Education Week and the Global Culture Photo Contest. Originally from Puerto Rico, Mabel holds a B.A. in Public Communications from the University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras), a M.Ed. in Education from Florida Atlantic University, and a M.A. with a major in Spanish Linguistics from the University of Florida. She works at UFIC since 2006.