Maria Figueroa is an international student from Lima, Peru. She is in her senior year and is pursuing a double major in Management & Strategic Leadership and Marketing with a concentration in International Marketing. In addition to being a member in Select Leaders, Maria takes part of the Student Advisory Council with the Dean of the College of Business to provide feedback on college communications and operations. She is also involved in the world’s largest student-run organization, AIESEC, as a marketing manager. Additionally, Maria works as a College of Business Student Ambassador where she gets to meet prospective students to encourage them to come to OU. In the fall of her junior year, Maria immersed herself in the Spanish culture through an exchange program in Barcelona, Spain. The summer after that, she interned at R&R Business Consultants, which helped her find her interest in sales. Maria aspires to continue to travel, embracing different lifestyles of people around the world, in order to gain a global perspective to shape her future career.