Maria Alejandra Tejada-Gómez


PhD Student


Ph.D Student in Governance of Knowledge and Innovation, Twente University, Netherland (2014 – 2018). Ms.C. Information Science Carlos III University (2011-2013) and B.S. in Business Management (1997 – 2003). Professional with over ten years of experience in diverse roles: administrative, management, consulting, research, journalism and teaching.


Current Research at Twente University:

Research and innovation governance at university environments in transition in Latin-American: The cases of Colombia and Perú.

Research at PENSAR Institute, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. February 2004 – 2011. Institute research with focus in social, technology and political problems. Investigated and researched on issues related with social development; knowledge management; science, technology and society; small enterprises; regional economics; ethical problems; and corporate social responsibility. Link

Research assistant, Unit of Cooperatives Studies, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, June – November 2001 Research Project, “The State of the Arts cooperative education, Bogotá – Colombia”.



Project Management, Department of Administration, Faculty of economic sciences and management, Pontificia Universidad (2004 – 2007).

Corporative Politics Simulation and Management, Department of Administration, Faculty of economic sciences and Management, Pontificia Universidad (2005).

Introduction to management, School of Business Administration –EAN- (2006).

Database management, Tunja University.



Latin American Studies Association LASA; council member section in Scholarly Communication and Research (2012 – 2014) Link

MET Community Women Entrepreneurship; mentor, training and adviser (2014) Link

Infotecarios (2012) Link

Women for Colombia Foundation, 1996 – 2011. Link

Club Networking TIC’s, Bibliotic, UxTic. Link

Latin-American Organization Business Management; Academic Coordinator 2001 – 2003 Link


Other Activities

Publisher Management – Scientific Journal (2007 – 2011), Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia Link

Consultant, Editorial Magisterio, Revista International of Magisterio, Bogotá – Colombia. January 2008 – December 2010. Link

Economic Researcher, Dinero Magazine, Publicaciones Semana, Bogotá, Colombia, December 2005 – October 2006. Link

Consultant, PENSAR Institute, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. February – November 2001. Consultant for the Frigorifico del Llano – Villavicencio-, a beef industry company, using the McKinsey Business plan.

Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Economic Sciences and Administration –FCEA-, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. May 2004 – May 2005.

Editorial Assistant Cuadernos de Administración Scientific Journal in Business Managemente, 2001 – 2005, Department of Administration, Faculty of economic sciences and management, Pontificia Universidad.



Peer review Education policy analysis archives journal. Link

Editorial Board, International Journal of innovation. Link

Antioquia University, Medellin University, evaluation research projects, 2011.



Training Manpower Research, Institute of Applied Manpower Research, New Delhi, September – October 2013. Link

Current Research Information System –Euro CRIS-, 2012 Madrid. Link

European Summer School for Scienciometric, July 2012,Leuven Belgium. Link

Harvard University Women in Business, October 2008, Boston, USA. Link

Certificate Science, Technology and Society, Instituto Pensar, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2007.

IEP, Indiana University Bloomington Indiana, USA, 2006 – 2007.

Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005.

Certificate in Education methodologies, Javeriana University, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2005

Certificates in Management and Finance for Scientific Journals and Certificate in Scientific Editor. The Argentinean Center of Scientific and Technological Information – CAYCIT-. February – Nov 2004.


Prizes and scholarships

Scholarship Training Manpower Research, Institute of Applied Manpower Research, New Delhi, Sep 2013.

Scholarship Doctoral program Colciencias, Colombia 2009.

Honor plate, of the Cuadernos de Administración Academic Journal, October 2006.

Junior and technological development, research and Innovation Scholarship -modality business-. Institute for scientific student)” Francisco José de Caldas -Colciencias-, November 2005.

Scholarship “World meeting of management and business students”, Valparaiso – Chile, 2001.


Speaker at a conference on Indexation Scientific Journals and Visibility and internationalization researchers in Institution at Tunja University, Santander Industry University, EAFIT, Medellin University, ICESI, Fair of Book in Bogotá, Red Alyc –Toluca México-, Journal conference in Ecuador, Scienciometric case of Study Colombia in Latin American Study Association in San Francisco USA.



Science and technology policy in Colombia: A comparative review, María Alejandra Tejada-Gómez, Juan Santiago Correa-Restrepo, Edgardo Cayón-Fallon (in process to publish).

Access, Use and Scientific Journals Publishing among Social Science Researchers in Latin America. Delgado Troncoso, Jorge Enrique; Hernández, Diego Martínez; López, Beliji Lileth; Vega, Alejandra Manco; Aliaga, Francisco; Tejada, María Alejandra; Romero, Cristina (2014) Link

Master Thesis. An approach to university research management. Case of Study in a selection of american institutions. Carlos III de Madrid University, June 2013.

Use of the h index to rank scientific Latin American journals: Colombia a case study. Mauricio Romero-Torres, Alberto Acosta, María Alejandra Tejada. 2013. Revista Española de Documentación Científica 36(1), enero-marzo 2013, e003 ISSN-L:0210-0614. doi: Link

Trends or dissents. The future of the Colombian Scientific Journals, Revista Asociación de editoriales Universitarias ASEUC, June 2012, p. 108. Link

35 articles in management, business, public sector and politics in Dinero Magazine, 2006 – 2007.

Course pack for Project Management and Policy and Simulation Enterprise, 2005.

Thesis for Bachelor’s degree “Evaluation of associative capacities and organizational learning in migration communities, Altos de Cazuca – Case CEDEPAZ – Soacha – Bogotá”, 2003.

McKinsey Business Plan, “Frigorífico del Llano” Villavicencio – Colombia, 2001.



Twitter: @matg20


Researcher ID: D-1543-2011

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