2015 Beckman Symposium   

Sofia Toro, MBA

Presentation Date:
August-7-2015

Presenter:
Sofia Toro, MBA

Title:
Scientific Careers in the Business World

Institution:
Keck Graduate Institute

Department:
Dean of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services

Description:
Sofia Toro oversees the admissions, recruiting, student services, financial aid, and international student processing for graduate programs at Keck Graduate Institute. Toro has more than 15 years of experience in the education and non-profit worlds with extensive operations expertise as well as experience in professional school admissions, through her work in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Before joining KGI, Toro helped improve the organizational effectiveness of LA Universal Preschool (LAUP), the largest universal preschool effort in the history of the US educational system. While there, she co-designed and implemented a continuous quality improvement system, and she facilitated the California Award for Performance Excellence training for organizational learning, process improvement, problem solving and implementation.

Prior to her work at LAUP, Toro spent more than five years in MBA admissions at Pepperdine University. Toro holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Woodbury University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.


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