Ms. Aponte has a global and strategic vision of education, she has worked at all levels of education, so she has the ability to see education as a system. Ms. Aponte has more than 25 years of experience in planning, research, internationalization, international cooperation and teaching in higher education in Colombia and Latin America. She has worked in universities as director of Planning and Accreditation and International Relations, researcher and teacher. For the last 10 years, she has been advising associations of schools, institutes and universities in their strategic planning, accreditation processes and especially in internationalization processes. Ms. Aponte is currently the Vice Rector for Academic and Research at Universidad de América - Colombia.