Maria Wackerly

Maria Wackerly

Maria Wackerly

Program Administrative Assistant

mwacker@emory.edu 

404-727-5303

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Maria is the second eldest of five children. Growing up in Jakarta her parents worked to keep alive the traditions of her native people who lived in Center Java (a provience on Java Island in Indonesia). She studied Business Administration at the Polytechnic University of Indonesia, graduating in 1995. After graduation, Maria spent some time working for the Jakarta International School as Secretary to the Alumni/Development Department

Maria married Tony (a U.S. citizen) in 2005 and relocated to Atlanta in November of that year. After a period of adjusting to life in the United States, Maria started work in ISSS- first as the department secretary and later as the Program Administrative Assistant. Maria's primary responsibility is to support the Scholar Team in their work and is also a key team member in the planning of New International Student Orientation.

Maria has one daughter, Neva, and in her spare time likes to read, travel and watch TV- particularly shows with criminals and police.