Katherine is the Administrative Assistant for the Office of the General Counsel. A Lee County resident since January 2014, she joined the General Counsel team at FGCU in September 2014. She had previously worked as a freelance translator for different companies in Spain, France, the Dominican Republic, and the U.S.
Ms. Hernandez graduated from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University in Spain with a B.A. in Linguistics, with emphasis on translation. She then moved to France where she completed a master’s degree in Spanish, with emphasis on translation and interpreting. In 2009, Katherine moved to the Dominican Republic where she started her career in higher education working as Administrative Assistant in the Dean of Students Office at Universidad Iberoamericana. She later became part of the faculty in the School of General Studies and in the Department of Athletic and Cultural Development. In 2012, she started working as Assistant to the Dean of International Affairs.
Katherine loves traveling, spending time at Disney World, and learning foreign languages.