Elba Garcia is an English Teaching Assistant with the Instituto Superior de Gestão Business and Economics School. She earned her Associates Degree in Biology from The Honors College at Miami Dade College and transferred to Emory University, earning her B.S. in Biology. Elba was welcomed into the Emory Portuguese community by her professors and peers in Fall 2020. Her experiences at Emory provided the confidence to strengthen her mastery of the language and explore the Public Health field in the Lusophone world, particularly in Portugal. Elba is excited to engage with the IGS community and learn alongside her peers.


US Student Program – Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award

Education: BS in Biology, Emory University (2022)

Field of Study: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Project Title: “English Teaching Assistantship”

Host Institution, Location: ISG | Business & Economics School

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 9 months, starting in October 2022