Ms. Irma Arguello is committed to public service as Founder and Chair of the NPSGlobal Foundation, a private and non-profit initiative.
She developed a managerial career at international organizations such as ExxonMobil Corporation and the Latin American Petrochemical Association, where she held several local and international managerial positions. After she left the company, she became a consultant, specialized in strategies formulation and implementation, new projects, and management of change.
Ms. Arguello pursued Defense and Security studies (Master level) at the Escuela de Defensa Nacional, Argentina. Her education also includes a Master degree in Business Administration from IDEA/ Wharton School, and a Licenciatura (Master level) in Physics Sciences from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. As a student, she worked at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
After her graduation, she became a scientist at the LPR Project – CNEA, the Argentine reprocessing plant project located in Ezeiza, outside Buenos Aires.
As a part of her academic activities, she is currently Director of the Regional Postgraduate Course on Disarmament and Nonproliferation. For several years she has been teaching a four-week Seminar on the matter, open to the public. Her former teaching experience also includes topics like Modern Physics and Management, at several universities and institutes.
She is usually appointed to lecture different audiences and wrote many articles, papers and OpEds related to her fields of expertise and, specifically to disarmament and nonproliferation.
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