Olga Halina Sosinska de Scoppa
Master’s Student, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology.
BA (Lic.) Sociology, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Before joining MSPP, Olga Sosinska worked for four years as a technical consultant in
the Directorate of Planning and Evaluation, National Secretariat of Science and
Technology of Argentina (SECyT). Among her latest activities she collaborated in the
program for the implementation of a special unit for policy and planning evaluation.
She participated in several planning activities and in the execution of specialized
studies such as Technical execution of a Public Opinion Poll among the national
academic community as support tool for the design of the 2002 National S&T Plan,
and the assessment of vacancy areas in the social sciences and humanities.
As an undergraduate student at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, she participated as
research assistant in several projects in the social stratification area. She was
awarded a UBA research grant for undergraduate students –beca estimulo a la
investigacion-. The project –‘The Teachers Voices’- collected the narratives of
elementary teachers of schools located in very poor neighborhoods of Buenos Aires,
and focused on the interlocking of class and gender on the professional identity and
self-image of these women teachers. After graduating, she spent a year and a half as
a teacher assistant in the three required methodological courses in the Sociology
curricula at the School of Social Sciences, UBA.
She was born in Poland and raised in Argentina. She is interested in Science and
Technology Policy, and Policy Evaluation.