Senior Advisor for Asia
As Senior Advisor to Asia, Miranda Ma collaborates with NDI’s gateway and centers in Asia and campus units on University’s academic affairs, research programs, institutional partnerships, operations and finances in the region. She works on optimizing the strategic and operational effectiveness of the Beijing Global Gateway, Hong Kong Global Center, and Mumbai Global Center, and enhancing collaborations between these locations with campus units and other international gateways and centers. In addition, Ma develops opportunities for intellectual, artistic and athletic exchanges, to engage students, faculty and University partners in Asia. Ma manages the implementation and development of the Greater China Scholars Program, Notre Dame’s largest merit scholarship program for international students. She also advises and supports ISSA with regard to its engagement with students from Greater China and their activities in Greater China and India.
Ma was one of the founding members of the Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway. After managing the gateway’s operations for five years, she transitioned to Notre Dame’s campus in Indiana in 2015. From 2004 to 2010, she worked at the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies, a Jesuit study abroad organization in Beijing, having managed short-term customized programs, student internship program, service-learning program, and student affairs. Ma earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.