Beatriz Escobedo, M.S. is Director of Student Services at SDGKU. Her functions include tracking/evaluating student progress, providing networked communication support to students, administering student performance and assessment activities. She is an experienced administrator and distance activity professional. In 2003, she earned her undergraduate degree in business administration from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC), in Tijuana, Mexico, and was the valedictorian of her class, having obtained the top grade point average amongst her peers. She later earned a Master of Science Degree in International Management and a global competency certification in International Managerial Leadership from SDGKU in 2008. Her past work experience includes management, training and education in the hospitality/tourism sector.