Maria Teresa Ligorría (Tere) is an International Regional Representative for RTI International with a focus on Latin America and Caribbean (LAC). Based in Guatemala, Ms. Ligorría identifies and develops new business opportunities for RTI in the Guatemalan private, academic, and government sectors and provides technical and operational support as needed to the projects RTI implements globally.
Ms. Ligorría also designs and leads the deployment of training programs. She is a lead trainer under USAID’s Worldwide Training project, providing leadership and capacity development training to USAID Mission staff worldwide. She also facilitates training for RTI staff and leads the global Transition Readiness Program. Previously she served as the Chief of Party for the Multisector Alliances (Alianzas) Project funded by USAID.
She is a certified facilitator and serves as the co-Chair for RTI’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Learning & Development Subcommittee where she supports the Council’s efforts in developing curricula and developing training.
Ms. Ligorría is a member of the Guatemalan College of Humanities and has served as Technical Advisor for the Guatemalan Congress Committee on Education, Science and Technology. She is fluent in Spanish and English.