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María Martínez. I am Sociology Master Degree and Landscape Engineer, but my versatile work experience involved education, sociology, non-profit organizations and engineering, as you can see in my resume. And, recently, in NY I am into photography and social media.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2013-2014|COMPUTERIZED APPLICATIONS. New York Institute of English and Business. USA.

2012-2013|ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE. ALCC. NY. USA

2011|MASTER IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY, University of Malaga, City of Malaga, Spain. Final Thesis graded with Honors.

2005|VIII INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON AGROECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT. Güira de Melena, La Habana, Cuba. Organized by the International Rural Studies and Agriculture (CERAI) with the collaboration of the Cuban Small Farmers National Association (ANAP), and University of Agronomic Engineers of Valencia(UPV). Spain.

2004–2005| GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT, Organized by the University of Comunidad Valenciana. General Research Project in cooperation with Spain ́s International Development Cooperation Agency (AECID).

2004–2005|II SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN THE RURAL ENVIRONMENT. Center for International Rural Studies and Agriculture (CERAI).

2002-2003|MASTER IN GARDENING, LANDSCAPING AND PUBLIC SPACES, University of Granada, City of Granada, Spain.

2005| AGRONOMIC ENGINEER, Miguel Hernandez University, City of Elche, Spain. Thesis: PAU I Public Park, City of Alicante, Spain. Thesis graded as Excellent.

1996-2000|HORTICULTURE AND GARDENING TECHNICAL ENGINEER, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain. Thesis: Public Garden in the City of Valencia, Spain.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

||| COOPERATION, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

2012| COLLABORATION “IDEALIST”. NY.

2011| FIELD TECHNICIAN. “Telecyl S.A.”. City of Valladolid, Spain. Conducted extensive interviews and moderated discussion groups in the Province of Malaga, Spain.

2005| II SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN THE RURAL ENVIRONMENT, FIELD WORK. Problem Identification and Participative Methods. Xauen, Moroco.

2004| AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL ENGINEER, AN SCOLARSHIP FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CROPS PHASING PROJECT. University ́s Area of Rural and Agrarian Development, Central American University (ADDA-UCA). Managua, Nicaragua.

 2004| RESEARCHER AT THE “NITLAPAN” INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT. Central American University. Managua, Nicaragua. Participated in two different projects: “Rural Poverty in Boaco y Chontales” and “Development design for the Ticuantepe, Tipitapa y San Francisco Libre Area”

 

||| TEACHING

2009-2010| TEACHER-MONITOR, WORKSHOP OF EMPLOYMENT IN DEGRADED AREAS. Otivar, Granada Province, Spain.

2009| TEACHER-MONITOR, GARDENING WORKSHOP. “FAISEM”(Andalusian Public Foundation for Social Integration of the People with Mental Disorders). Granada, Spain.

 

||| AGRONOMIC ENGINEERING

2013| Collaboration different events. “Polux Fleuriste”. NY. USA

2012-2013| Collaboration on Vertical Garden Maintenance. “Woodland landscape”. NY.

2011-2012| Creation and development of “Alzayt Taller de paisaje”.

2008| AGRONOMIC ENGINEER. Municipal Authority, City of Lecrin, Granada Province, Spain.

2007-2008| AGRONOMIC ENGINEER. Design, budgeting, project implementation and maintenance of landscaped areas with “Aruca Paisajes, S.L”. Granada, Spain.

2006| TECHNICAL AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER. Argo Scolarship. Ornamental plants development and maintenance in the “Hans Georg Schobel” Greeenhouses, Azores. Portugal.

2006| GARDENS AND LANDSCAPED AREAS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN. Eurodissey Scolarship. Design and maintenance of the University Park, University of Das Açores. Azores, Portugal.

2001| ASSISTANT AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER. Sjaloom Nurseries. Waddinxveen, The Netherlands.

 

||| PHOTOGRAPHER

2013-Actually| Creation and development of “Frida and I”. NY. USA

 

 

RESEARCHES, CONFERENCES OWN PUBLICATIONS

 

2011| Research about entrepreneurial potential capacities for young student at the universities in Andalucía. “DO WE TRY ENTREPRENEURSHIP?”. It was graded as Honors by Malaga University.

2011| Writing of “Maintenance Manual, preparation and driving tractors.” Formative Unit 2 of Module 4 of mechanization and agricultural facilities of the professional certificate of Horticulture and Floriculture. Published by qualification Innovation SL

2006| International Seminar “Os jardins botanists as universal heritage.” Ilhas Faial and Pico. Azores.

2005| Presentation about “Cooperation and developed in Nicaragua” at the UPV (Valencia University), school of Agricultural Engineers.

 

LANGUAGES

 

|| ||| Portuguese: Intermediate Level. During stay in Açores, Portugal.

|| ||| English: “Intensive English Course” from 2011 in New York City.

|| ||| Spanish: Native

 

 

COMPUTING

 

|| ||| WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, INTERNET, SPSS, ATLAS-TI, STATA, EGONET, UCINET, AUTOCAD, PHOTOSHOP, PRESTO. High level proficiency in all the mentioned software and programs.

2007| MEASURING AND BUDGETING COMPUTERIZED APPLICATIONS SEMINAR. Construction Labor Foundation.

2005| INTERIOR AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN TECHNICIAN. Integración de nuevas tecnologías y formación S.L.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

|| | Diver ́s License. World Underwater Federation, Level P1.

|| | Driver ́s License, Class B.

|| | Fond of climbing

|| | Very curious about the live.

|| | Excellent team work capability.

| || Self-disciplined.

| || Respectful of privacy.