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Leila Mata

Residential Life Director
(Costa Rica) 
Leila is a psychologist and began at the school as a Residence Coordinator and Psychologist...
Leila Mata Alvarez is the Residential Life Director at United World College 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. Leila lives on campus with her husband and two children. As her family has grown she feels privileged to have raised them within this great community. Throughout her time with the College, she has grown and loves the chance to continue learning each year. Her position has developed to become the Director of the Residential Life program and she is currently finishing her Master's program in Education and Human Development Psychology.
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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.