Mabel Cardec is the Communications Manager at the University of Florida International Center (UFIC). She oversees UFIC’s communication activities to promote the internationalization of the UF campus, and to raise the visibility of UFIC services. Mabel publishes UFIC’s weekly e-newsletter (UF Global) to raise UF's profile as a lead academic international institution. She produces UFIC's annual report, and all marketing publications, co-maintains UFIC’s website, manages UFIC’s social media and coordinates campus-wide events such as International Education Week and the Global Culture Photo Competition. Originally from Puerto Rico, Mabel holds a B.A. in Public Communications, an M.Ed. in Education, and an M.A. in Spanish. She works at UFIC since 2006.