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Education Abroad Program Coordinator, Sofia Arce Flores, MS

Sofia Arce Flores has an undergraduate degree in Agronomic Engineering from the University of Costa Rica and a Master of Science degree from the University of Georgia (USA) in Conservation Ecology & Sustainable Development. Her Master\'s thesis included a major focus on applied Agriculture and Soil Ecology. 

Currently, Sofia is one of the instructors of and coordinates the University of California Education Abroad Program at the Monteverde Institute, where students learn about tropical biology, agroecology and conservation in Costa Rica. Sofia, born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica, is fluent in three languages and has a passion for reforestation projects and social aspects related to natural resource conservation.

Sofia is also a certified Wilderness First Responder.