Maria Alejandra Tejada Gomez
Ph.D. Candidate, Twente University
PhD Candidate Governance of Knowledge and Innovation, Twente University, Netherland (2014 – 2018). Ms.C. Information Science Carlos III University (2011-2013) and B.S. in Business Management Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (1997 – 2003). Professional with over fifteen years of progressive experience in diverse roles: administrative, management, consulting, research, journalism and teaching. Highly motivated individual and team participant with proven leadership ability, and networking, interpersonal, qualitative and quantitative skills to generate results.
EXPERIENCE: -Publisher Management – Scientific Journal, Publisher Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia April 2007 – 2011. One of the most important University Publisher in Colombia, the first private university with more indexes scientific journal. Develop special program to improve the scientific journal in scientific and editorial quality, and to increase international visibility in Index like WoS and Scopus.
Research, PENSAR Institute, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. February 2004 – 2011. Institute research with focus in social, technology and political problematic. Investigated and researched social development, knowledge management, science technology and society, small enterprises, regional economy, ethical problems and corporate social responsibility.
Economic Researcher, Dinero Magazine, Publicaciones Semana, Bogotá, Colombia, December 2005 – October 2006.
The economic and business magazine with more diffusion in Colombia. Investigated and researched domestic and international business issues for an Economy and Business Magazine. Coordinated communications and relationships between social entrepreneurs and the Schwab Foundation. Initiated a series of special publications addressing Corporate Social Responsibility.
Teaching assistant, Department of Administration, Faculty of science economic and Management, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. May 2005 – December 2005 Taught courses in Project Management, Corporative Politics Simulation and Management. Coordinated the administration for visiting businesses that were targets of case studies. Member of research group in Government Corporation. Editor, Documents for Management and the Scientific Journal Cuadernos de Administración.
Teaching assistant, School of Business Administration –EAN-, Bogotá, Colombia. Collegue of enterpreurship and business. February – June 2006 Taught a class entitled “Introduction to Business Administration” for freshman.
Consultant, Editorial Magisterio, Revista International of Magisterio, Bogotá – Colombia. January 2008 – December 2010. The unique Magazines special in primary and secondary school in Colombia. My rol was Improve process and quality of the Journal through editorial, scientific, and accessibility variables.
Consultant, PENSAR Institute, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. February – November 2001. Consultant for the Frigorifico del Llano – Villavicencio-, a beef industry company, using the McKinsey Business plan. Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Science, Economy and Administration –FCEA-, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. May 2004 – May 2005. Coordinated relations between students and international programs. Responsible for development reports, benchmarking education management, economy and accounting. Coordinated research history for the School of Science Economy and Administration.
Research assistant, Unit of Solitary’s Studies, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, June – November 2001. Researched the Project, “The State of the Arts cooperative education, Bogotá – Colombia”.
Research assistant, Faculty of Enviromental and Rural Studies, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
February 1999 – November 2002. Researched the Project, “Migration or displaced comunity for violence in Altos de Cazuca” Ciudad Bolívar.
EDUCATION :- Ph.D. Candidate Governance of Knowledge and Innovation 2014 – 2018, Twente University, The Netherlands. Master of Science in research, 2011 – 2013, Faculty of communication. Carlos III University of Madrid, Madrid – Spain. B.S. in Business Management, 2003, GPA 3.75 / 5.0. Faculty of Science, Economy, and Administration. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá – Colombia. CERTIFICATIONS The Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC), 2014 – 2018. European Tertiary Education Register: introductory course organized by CWTS (Leiden Edition) June18, 2015 https://risis.eu/event/eter-course-leiden/ , ‘Measuring and modelling dynamics in innovation systems‘ Summer School – August 2015 Euspri. Training Manpower Research, Institute of Applied Manpower Research, New Delhi, September – October 2013. Current Research Information System –Euro CRIS-, 2012 Madrid. European Summer School for Scienciometric, Julio 2012,Leuven Belgium. Harvard University Women in Business, October 2008, Boston, USA.
Certificate Science, Technology and Society, Instituto Pensar, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2007.
International Seminar in Tendency Organizational Development. Human Perspectives International -HPI-, Bogotá, Colombia. January 2006. Certificate in Government Corporations. Vincular Institute Chile and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. June 2005. Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility. Faculty of Theology, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. February – June 2005. Certificate in Education methodologies. Faculty of Education, Javeriana University, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. February – November 2005.
Certificates in Management and Finance for Scientific Journals and Certificate in Scientific Editor. The Argentinean Center of Scientific and Technological Information – CAYCIT-. February – Nov 2004.
IDIOMS :- Intensive English Program Embassy CES, Boston, EEUU. January – April 2010.
Intensive English Program, Indiana University, Bloomington – Indiana, EEUU. October 2006 – March 2007.
PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS :- Women Leader in open Access 2017 https://fyoaw.vickysteeves.com/ Open Speakers list 2018 https://openspeakers.org/ Scholarship EU SPRI Circulation Award, Research visitor Politecnica de Valencia, Ingenio. February – May 2017.Scholarship Training Manpower Research, Institute of Applied Manpower Research, New Delhi, September 2013. Scholarship Doctoral program Colciencias, Colombia 2009. Honor plate, of the Cuadernos de Administración Academic Journal, October 2006. Junior and technological development, research and Innovation Scholarship -modality business-. Institute for scientific student)” Francisco José de Caldas -Colciencias-, November 2005. Scholarship “World meeting of management student”, Valparaiso – Chile, 2001.
CONFERENCE:- Dortmund University, Center of Higuer Education Higuer Education Research Colloquium series, January 10 2018 https://www.zhb.tu-ortmund.de/zhb/hdhf/Medienpool/forschungskolloquium/2018/colloquium_2018_01_10_tejada.pdf
Open con 2017 https://www.opencon2017.org/ Berlín Noviembre de 2017
Speaker at a conference in Institution as Tunja University, Santander Industry University, EAFIT, Medellin University, Fair of Book in Bogotá, Red Alyc –Toluca México-, Journal conference in Ecuador, Scienciometric case of Study Colombia in Latin American Study Association in San Francisco USA.
PUBLICATIONS Science and technology policy in Colombia: A comparative review, María Alejandra Tejada-Gómez, Juan Santiago Correa-Restrepo, Edgardo Cayón-Fallon (in process to publish). Access, Use and Scientific Journals Publishing among Social Science Researchers in Latin America. Delgado Troncoso, Jorge Enrique; Hernández, Diego Martínez; López, Beliji Lileth; Vega, Alejandra Manco; Aliaga, Francisco; Tejada, María Alejandra; Romero, Cristina (2014) https://shar.es/VBglF
Master Thesis. An approach university research management. Case of Studio in selections american institutions. Carlos III de Madrid University, June 2013.
Trends or dissents. The future of the Colombian Scientific Journals, Revista Asociación de editoriales Universitarias ASEUC, Junio 2012. Use of the h index to rank scientific Latin American journals: Colombia a case study. Mauricio Romero-Torres, Alberto Acosta, María Alejandra Tejada. 2013. Revista Española de Documentación Científica 36(1), enero-marzo 2013, e003 ISSN-L:0210-0614. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.3989/redc.2013.1.876
35 articles in management, business, public sector and politics in Dinero Magazine, 2006 – 2007.
Thesis for Bachelor’s degree “Evaluacion de capacidades asociativas y generacion de aprendizaje organizacional en poblacion en situacion de desplazamiento en Altos de Cazuca – Caso de CEDEPAZ- Soacha, Bogotá Evaluation of associative capacities and organizational learning in migration communities, Altos de Cazuca – Case CEDEPAZ – Soacha – Bogotá”, 2003.
McKinsey Business Plan, “Frigorífico del Llano” Villavicencio – Colombia, 2001.
Course pack for Management Project and Policy and Simulation Enterprise, 2005.
PROFESSIONAL AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Associations affiliations, voluntary programs, student Activities Peer review in Education Policy Analysis Archives, Arizona State University Member of Committee Editor, Scientific Journal Innovation Brazil
Female Faculty Network Twente University, Board Member 2014 – 2016.
MET Community, Mentoring program for women 2014 – present.
Fundación de mujeres por Colombia, Women for Colombia Foundation, 1996 – 2011.
Latin American Students Association, Pittsburg University- Member secretary program Information Science-.
Latin-American Organization Business Management. www.olead.org , Academic Coordinator.