The Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Spring 2018 Speaker Series – Karim Martínez

April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Health & Social Services Rm 101 Auditorium
Dr. Spencer Herrera

Karim MartínezKarim Martínez is a county program director and family & consumer sciences agent with the New Mexico State University-Doña Ana Cooperative Extension Service. She has worked in Extension for fourteen years providing family health and wellness education in communities to both English and Spanish-speaking audiences. Ms. Martinez is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration at NMSU. In her research, she interviewed bilingual Extension professionals across the nation to study the challenges and successes they experience in reaching Spanish-speaking audiences. She also gathered their recommendations for administrators to improve organizational efforts to reach Spanish-speaking audiences. Her work continues the legacy of Fabiola Cabeza de Baca as a New Mexico Extension Agent who served diverse cultural and linguistic communities.

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