Leydi Tatiana Restrepo

Degree: Master of Business Administration

College/School: College of Business

Leydi Tatiana Restrepo, who lives in Orlando, worked full time while earning an undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida. As she was earning her master’s degree online at FIU –- an MBA with a concentration in International Business –- Leydi has been working as a senior business immigration paralegal.

In addition to those achievements, Leydi adopted her parents’ values of doing for others and has been helping with clothing drives and other activities for the National Farm Worker Ministry.

She also is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida, and helped with their seminar series, which educates the Hispanic community about important legal topics. She was one of 20 students nationwide who was selected to participate in Microsoft’s Intellectual Property Law Institute.

Through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Alumni Connection Program, Leydi has had two internships with the Court Services and Supervision Federal Agency in Washington, D.C.

She is treasurer for the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s, Orlando Chapter and recruitment chair for Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated – Alpha Upsilon Alumnae Chapter.

Leydi has tutored at an elementary school in her community and a few years ago was nominated for Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the State Attorney’s Office – 9th Judicial Circuit.

In 2017 she will become a senior immigration and global mobility specialist for an engineering corporation.