About Us

Meet the Team

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Meet the Team

Our Leadership Team reflects the values of UWC Costa Rica’s intentional diversity and is comprised of professionals from different education, international and social justice backgrounds.

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  • Annette Grew

    Admissions Director
    (the United States/Costa Rica) 

    "Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny." - Lao Tzu
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  • Guillermo Chan

    Finance & Operations Director
    (Costa Rica) 

    "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi"
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  • Jose Pablo Rojas-Brewer

    Development Director
    (Costa Rica/United States) 
    "Educating the mind, without educating the heart, is no education at all." - Aristotle
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  • Leila Mata

    Residential Life Director
    (Costa Rica) 
    She is a Costa Rican native, who trained as a psychologist and began at the College as a Residence Coordinator and school psychologist...
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  • Mauricio Viales

    Head of School
    (Costa Rica) 
    The UWC Costa Rica campus was previously home to the former Hermann Gmeiner SOS International College Costa Rica where Mauricio was Executive Director...
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  • Nancy Solís

    Co-Curricular Director
    (Costa Rica) 

    Her background is in social anthropology and sociology. She earned her degree from the Universidad de Costa Rica...
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  • Paula Morán

    Academics Director

    Paula Morán is the Academic Director at UWC Costa Rica. Paula joined the College in August 2006 when the school opened its doors as a UWC...
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From the southeast corner of the Catholic Church, 400 meters north
San José, Santa Ana 10901
Phone: (+506) 2282 5609
Email: info@uwccostarica.org
United World College Costa Rica is a non-profit foundation offering a two-year residential pre-university program focused on experiential learning. Our mission is to educate a diverse group of people to become happy, healthy and committed individuals, capable through their leadership and engagement, of fostering positive change in their communities in order to contribute to achieving a more sustainable and peaceful world.