Curriculum vitae deirdre b mendez phd the university of texas

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Curriculum Vitae

Deirdre B. Mendez PhD 2308 Spring Creek Dr.

Austin, TX 78704 (512) 965-7387

Instructor and consultant in intercultural analysis and teambuilding. PhD in sociolinguistics. 14 years international business teaching undergraduate and graduate students and executives. 20 years' experience consulting in international business relations.

Relevant Positions and Memberships

? Oct. 2014-present: Associate Director for Cultural Education, Center for International

Business Education and Research, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.

? Mar. 2014-Jun. 2014: Consultant, International Office, The University of Texas at Austin,

responsible for curriculum re-design of cultural analysis course.

? 2013-2014: Chair, Certificate in Global Management Committee, The University of Texas at

Austin.

? 2012-2014: Director, Center for International Business Education and Research, McCombs

School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

? 2005-2012: Assistant Director, Center for International Business Education and Research,

McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.

? 2010-present: Steering Committee Member, Global Professional Leadership Training

Program, International Office, The University of Texas at Austin.

? 2007-2010: Membership Committee Member, Partnership in International Management

consortium of international business schools.

? 2007-2010: Member, Vice-Provost's Cross-Campus Council on International Studies. ? 1986-2004: President, Foreign Business Management Consultants. ? 2001-2009: Member, Board of Directors, International Center of Austin. ? 2002-2006: Member, Founders Advisory Council, World Congress on Information

Technology 2006.

? 2002-2003 Member, Economic Development Task Force, City of Austin. ? 2001-2002: Member, Mayor's Intl. Infrastructure Task Force, City of Austin. ? 1999: Founder and Chair, International Program Committee, Austin Technology Council. ? 1999-2004: Founder and Member, Board of Directors, Greater Austin International

Coalition.

? 1990: Member Founding Committee, Austin-Oita Sister City Committee. ? 1998-1999: Member, Chamber of Commerce International Advisory Committee

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Current Position

Associate Director for Cultural Education, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. ? Develop and implement CIBER cultural programs within McCombs School of Business, The

University of Texas at Austin, and U.S. educational institutions. ? Oversee implementation of CIBER Certificate in Global Management. ? Teach MAN 137C and MAN 237D courses associated with Certificate in Global

Management. ? Develop cultural program outreach program for minority-serving institutions. ? Promote CIBER resources at regional and nationwide audience conferences. ? Represent McCombs on cross-disciplinary committees and with university's Study Abroad

Office, which is drawing on CIBER experience in running short-term study abroad programs.

Teaching Experience

? 2015-present: Lecturer, Dept. of Marketing, McCombs School of Business, The University

of Texas at Austin.

? 2013-present: Lecturer, Dept. of Management, McCombs School of Business, The University

of Texas at Austin.

? Summer, 2015: Invited Lecturer, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany ? 2012-present: Instructor, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin,

Global Business Leadership Institute.

? 2012-present: Instructor, Executive Education, McCombs School of Business, The

University of Texas at Austin, International Dimensions of Corporate Management.

? 2007-present: Instructor, Executive Education, McCombs School of Business, The

University of Texas at Austin, Virtual Leadership.

? 2007-2012: Instructor, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin,

BBA Global Summer Program.

? 2011: Instructor, IC2 Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Marketing for

Partnerships with U.S. Companies, Suwon, Korea

? 1998-2004: Adjunct Faculty, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology, Oregon

Health Sciences University, Masters of Science and Technology program, teaching International Management.

? 1990-1991:Lecturer, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. ? 1986-1987 Lecturer, Dept. of French/Italian, The University of Texas at Austin. ? 1984-1986 AI, Dept. of French/Italian, The University of Texas at Austin. ? 1983-1984 AI, Dept. of Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin. ? 1982-1983 TA, Dept. of Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Other Experience

Program Development

? 2000-2003: International Program Chair, Austin Technology Council Designed, funded,

executed and led executive education programs and events for technology companies. Created programs including workshops, seminars and peer-to-peer discussion groups. Crafted partnership between ATC and Japan Information Services Industry Association.

? 1999-2004: Founder and Board Member, Greater Austin Int'l Coalition

Designed and executed numerous educational programs for Central Texas business, education, government and cultural communities. Events included multi-panel conferences, quarterly international strategy sessions, and monthly speaker-based programs.

Trade/Technology Missions

? 2000-2004: Designed, marketed, and led three technology missions to Asia and Europe to

introduce Texas companies to international markets. Recruited sponsors, planned itinerary, qualified overseas contacts, recruited participant companies and personally led missions.

? 1999: Led delegation of Austin mayor and business leaders to Japan. Organized agenda,

briefed delegates, orchestrated meetings and personally conducted delegation to Japan.

? 1999-present: Host international delegations to Austin, regularly present on the Central Texas

economy and technology policy.

Consulting

? 2012-13: Consultant to technology corporation on U.S./Korean partnership ? 1986-2004: President, Foreign Business Management Consultants

Developed and led executive education programs for corporate executives in client companies expanding into foreign markets. Advise clients ranging from startup to Fortune 100. Large clients include Tandem Computers, Dell Computer, AMD, International SEMATECH and 3M Corp.

? 2002-2003 Consultant, East Asia Language Program Center for Asian Studies, University of

Texas at Austin Designed marketing program for East Asia Language Program.

Community Leadership

? 1999-2004: Founder and Board Member, Greater Austin International Coalition .

Founder and founding chair of organization promoting internationalization in Central Texas. Guided organization to merger with International Center of Austin.

? 2001-present: Board Member, International Center of Austin

Founding board member of organization promoting international exchange between Central Texas and overseas organizations in the areas of business, education and culture.

? 1999: Global Technopolis Study/Report of Findings

Designed, funded, conducted and marketed a research survey on the needs of Central Texas technology companies in the international arena. Report of findings delivered at a luncheon of business, political and community leaders. Covered by local and state media including television, radio and print, featured in Wall St. Journal national edition.

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Presentations/Lectures

National/International Presentations

? 2015

o October, 2015, Figuring out Culturally Different Clients, Presentation to Keller-Williams Realty Global Property Services, Austin, TX

o October, 2015, Strategies for US-Asia Business Negotiation, Presentation to International Business Law Roundtable, Austin, TX

o October, 2015, The Global Business Leadership Institute: A Partnership of PIM Institutions, Presentation at annual Partnership in International Management meeting, Sao Paolo, Brazil.

o June, 2015 Designing Culture into Study Abroad, Presentation to Faculty Development in International Business Workshop, Atlanta, GA.

? 2014

o Understanding Cultural Differences of Hiring Managers and Work Colleagues, Webinar for Beyond B-School.

o Adapting to Culturally Different Clients and Colleagues, Webinar for Keller-Williams Realty Global Property Services.

o Using the Cultural Analysis Toolkit to promote intercultural competence in international internship & study abroad programs, IESAbroad Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

o Integrating International & Domestic MBA Students, MBA CSEA Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

o Designing Cultural Reflection into Study Abroad CIBER Business Language Conference, Park City, UT.

? 2013

o Designing Cultural Reflection into Study Abroad, Forum on Education Abroad Standards Institute, Minneapolis, MN.

o Cultural Analysis Methodology for Internships, IESAbroad Faculty Meeting, Chicago, IL.

? 2012: Cultural Analysis Methodology for Students, Forum on Education Abroad Annual

Conference, Denver, Colorado.

? 2011: Experiential Learning in a Multicultural Environment, Partnership in International

Management Annual Meeting, Bergen Norway.

? 2011: Empowering Students: Cultural Analysis Toolkit for Study Abroad, CIBER Short-Term

Study Abroad Workshop, Vancouver, Canada.

? 2002: The Role of Educational Institutions in the Austin Technopolis, Japan Techno Research

Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

? 2002: The High Technology Development of Austin, TX, Niche Technology Incubator,

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

? 2001: The Software Industry of Austin, TX, JETRO Forum on Austin Technology, Tokyo,

Japan.

? 2000: Educating High Tech Companies about Trade, Southern Growth Policies Board,

Puerto Rico.

? 2000: Austin's Software Industry, JETRO Forum on Austin Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

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? 2000: Encouraging Regional Initiative in the Private Sector, Annual Conference of

Lieutenant Governors, Puerto Rico.

? 1999: Encouraging Private Sector Initiative, Economic Development Association

Conference, Austin, TX.

? 1995: The Relationship Between Japan and Texas, Japan Center for International Exchange,

New Orleans, LA.

? 1994: The Relationship Between Japan and Florida, Japan Center for International

Exchange, Philadelphia, PA.

? 1993: Japanese Companies as Partners, Customers, Competitors, Japanese Industry and

Management of Technology Conference, IC2 Institute, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

? 1993: Japan Information Access Project, Austin, TX.

Other Presentations

2009-present: Cultural Analysis: Experiential Training for Business Students and Executives. Present to eight colleges and organizations within The University of Texas at Austin on cultural analysis methodology for study abroad and service learning programs.

2005: Presenter, Global Outsourcing: Avoiding the Pitfalls, at "Going Global: Making International Work for You", conference of International Center of Austin.

2004: Speaker, International Negotiations, Seminar, National Association of Procurement Managers, Austin, TX.

2003: MC, Defining Our World Conference, Greater Austin International Coalition, Austin, TX. 2002:

? Speaker, Defining an International Business Model, Women in Technology Conference,

Austin, TX.

? MC, International Technology Forum, Austin Software Council, Austin, TX.

2001:

? Researched and reported on visit to Charlotte, SC in 2001 on benchmarking mission for

Mayor's Task Force on International Infrastructure.

? Speaker, Call to Action Conference, Greater Austin International Coalition, Austin, TX.

2000:

? Participant, Roundtable on Austin's Technology Development, IC2 Institute, Austin, TX. ? Referenced by National Council on Entrepreneurship in NCOE Update, No. 8, May 2,

2000

? MC, International Technology Forum, Austin Software Council, Austin, TX.

2000:

? MC, International Mapping Conference, Greater Austin International Coalition, Austin,

TX.

? 2000: Speaker, Austin's International Challenge, Technology Advisers Group, Austin,

TX.

? MC, International Workforce Outsourcing Seminar, Austin Software Council, Austin,

TX.

? MC, International Technology Forum, Austin Software Council, Austin, TX.

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? Speaker, International Trade: Practical Advice for Technology Companies, Techlaw

Conference, Austin, TX. 1999:

? Keynote Presenter, Growing a Global Technnopolis: How Greater Austin Scores, Austin,

TX.

? MC, Japan Forum, University of Texas, Austin, TX. ? Speaker, Japanese Software Industry, Yokohama Forum, City of Yokohama, Japan. ? MC, International Business Conference, Technical Business Network, Austin, TX.

1998: MC, International Trade Conference, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Grant Proposals and Administration

? September, 2014-present - Associate Director for Cultural Programs, CIBER, McCombs

School of Business

? September-December, 2013 ? Co-wrote successful CIBER grant proposal for 2014-18

grant cycle

? September, 2012-December, 2013 ? Director, Center for International Business Education

and Research, responsible for administering Dept. of Education grant

? January, 2010-September, 2012 ? Assistant Director of Center for International Business

Education and Research, responsible for administering Dept. of Education grant

Grants and Awards

? 2005: Joe W. Neal award for outstanding leadership in international relations, awarded by

International Hospitality Council of Austin.

? 1994-95: Individual grant to research Japanese customer expectation and project

management techniques from USAF Japan Industry and Management of Technology grant.

? 1984-86: US Dept. of Defense Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships in Japanese. ? 1982-86: Teaching Fellowships, Department of French & Italian, University of TX at

Austin.

? 1982: Elected to Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Honors Society. ? 1981: Graduated Magna cum Laude with Honors in linguistics, Tulane University.

Education

? 1986 PhD in sociolinguistics, University of Texas at Austin. ? 1981 BA in linguistics and French, Newcomb College, Tulane University.

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