Larissa   Ramos

Larissa Ramos

Lecturer, Management

Biography

Larissa Ramos, Lecturer, is a tri-lingual Higher Education and nonprofit leader with more than seven years of full-time university teaching experience. Recently, Ms. Ramos developed and taught an Advanced Professional Skills course at George Mason University's School of Business. Previously, she taught professional writing and business communication at UM and FIU. In the nonprofit space, Ms. Ramos served as the founding director of The Posse Foundation in Miami (Posse Miami) and as Director of External Affairs for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. As part of her graduate school internships, Ms. Ramos worked as a Summer Sr. Consultant at Deloitte Consulting where she was placed in a Cross-Consulting group within the Human Capital portfolio, focused on Organizational Transformation, as well as a Summer Research Associate at Heidrick & Struggles (Latin America headquarters), an executive recruitment and consulting firm. Ms. Ramos is currently completing her MBA at The George Washington University, having previously earned her Master of Arts from Washington University in Saint Louis.  Originally from Brazil, Ms. Ramos is SHRM-SCP certified.  In 2019, she was selected as a Fellow by the University of Miami Office of Education Innovation and Academic Technologies to join a university-wide committee on curriculum innovation.     

Research Interests

Curriculum Innovation, Leadership Studies, Career and Workplace Readiness, Professional Development, Business Communication, Social Networks and Innovation, Mobile Learning and Future of Work.

Featured Publications

  • Conference Presentation: Online Interactive Activities for Increasing Students' Career Knowledge and Readiness, George Mason University Innovations in Teaching Learning Conference, September 2016.

    Conference Presentation: M-Learning: Using LinkedIn as a Mobile Learning Platform to Build Business Intelligence, Association for Business Communication, April 2016.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Full-time Lecturer, University of Miami, 2018-current, and 2007-2009
  • Full-time Lecturer, George Mason University School of Business, 2015-2016
  • Full-time Instructor, Florida International University, 2011-2015

Specialties

  • Ms. Ramos is SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP certified by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Degrees

  • M.B.A. Candidate, The George Washington University , 2020
  • M.A., Washington University in Saint Louis, 2002
  • B.A., Florida International University , 1999

Honors and Awards

  • In 2019, Ms. Ramos was selected as a Fellow by the University of Miami Office of Provost for Education Innovation and Academic Technologies to join a university-wide committee on curriculum innovation.
  • In 2019, Ms. Ramos was a sponsored participant at Deloitte's Immersion Conference at Deloitte University.
  • While at George Mason University, Ms. Ramos was nominated by her students and University Career Services for a Career Connection Award for significantly contributing to students' career placement.
  • Ms. Ramos is a recipient of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Transformational Planning Grant and is the recipient of a Team Award for Best Community Service Project by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Leadership Miami Program.
Larissa   Ramos

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