Ruby Lee Cochran-Simms
Educational Advisor, Bi-National Center
Ruby Simms is an expatriate and has been living in Argentina since 1968. She has been a U.S. country specialist for cross-cultural trainings since 1996 and an EFL instructor since 1975. Currently Ruby is an overseas educational adviser at a Bi-National Center in Rosario. Her office is auspicated by the U.S. Department of State Education USA advising network. She was also a founding member for the re-establishment of AFS in Rosario, and from 1993 to 2000 she was coordinator of the hosting program. Ruby has been a screening officer for Amity Institute, (Intern Teacher, Exchange Teacher & Amity Volunteer Teacher Abroad) since 1993.
Ruby is a member of NAFSA: Association for International Educators, and has presented at national and international workshops. She has contributed to international education magazines. She is an alumna of the United States Based Training Program for Overseas Educational Advisers. She has studied speech & dramatic arts at the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Co-author of Cultural Detective Argentina