Mihaela Plugarasu

Global Strategic Communications master’s program instructor - Florida International University

Mihaela Plugarasu is an instructor in the Global Strategic Communications master’s program at Florida International University. Plugarasu is an educator and practitioner with more than 15 years of personal branding, leadership and personal development and self-growth experience. She is a dynamic facilitator, moderator and presenter on empowering topics related to the power of social media, communication and leadership and conscious living. In addition to her work at FIU and with U.S.-based non-profits, she has led seminars and courses at the University of Palermo in Palermo, Italy and the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Prior to joining the faculty, Plugarasu served as the director of strategic initiatives & communications at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, where she led all communications, including the school’s marketing, advertising, web and social media and public relations.