Dr. Martha Salinas is the CEO of Educative Smart Innovation, a team of professionals committed to the development of vocations and scientific, artistic and technological capabilities. They integrate science, mathematics, arts and technologies in teaching, creation of experiences and applied research. With over 24 years of experience in academia, administration and leadership, Martha has worked in numerous capacities across the field, including as researcher, advisor, designer, executor, evaluator, director and academic vice-rector. She is highly skilled in accreditation processes, the incorporation of technology in educational management and strategic planning for the academic sector.
After earning a degree in Philology and Languages from the focusing in English, French and Spanish from Universidad Libre de Colombia, Martha went on to complete a specialization in Translation and Interpretation from the Universidad Nuestra Señora del Rosario Colombia. She holds a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis on Educational Management from the Universidad Externado de Colombia, and in 2017 completed her doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University. She believes in the continuous learning and professional growth, so she has prepared in adaptive leadership, higher education management, communities of learning and social innovation within some of the best universities of the world, including Tokyo University.
Driven by the awareness that within Colombia there was a true need for educational reform, Martha was inspired to establish Educative Smart Innovation. Grounded in her vast knowledge of educational technology, extensive research and grasp on the quickly evolving STEM educational sector, she has developed a full suite of learning services and research tools that integrate sciences, mathematics, arts and technology. Her own work on academic and educational management and systems has been published many times, and she is a recognized expert, particularly throughout Latin America.
Outside of running Educative Smart Innovation, Martha is an active member of her community and enjoys volunteering through her local partners teaching innovation methodologies. She and the work of her organization are an inspiring example of entrepreneurship, leadership and vision for women and girls, worldwide.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Martha Salinas, EdD can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.