Global ambassador


Appreciating the importance of international education exports.

Fostering an attitude of global citizenship and recognizing the value of world community, Sonya McGuire has developed enterprise beyond her two internationally-renowned training colleges. She has taken her place in various Australian Government trade missions, supporting Australian initiative and advocating for vocational education.
Appreciating the importance of international education exports.
“Traversing the globe on various trade missions has given me a unique and valuable insight into the often complex world of international relations.”
From visiting China with Australia’s former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, to travelling to India to collaborate with Randir Kapoor, one of the most influential men and loved actors in Bollywood, Sonya McGuire appreciates cultural diversity.
Sonya is close to completing her Masters in Legal Administration at the level of Juris Doctor, majoring in International Business and Finance Law and Corporations Law through Bond University. Her experience as an educator and her own commended education give her specialist insight into international governance of countries and makes her an asset to any delegation.
Building working relationships with industry and government has become part of Sonya’s impressive portfolio. In securing internships, work placements and industry partnerships for ACIT & IFTV, Sonya has held high-level talks with many key players in the field of international IT and communications.
Sonya McGuire’s ‘Empowering Women’ initiative has been warmly received by industry and supported by the Bollywood production industry and Hollywood, with US executives backing and assisting in the development of various screen plays.

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Sonya is an engaging speaker, passionate about her educational philosophy and about her hopes for a better world. Coupled with her in-depth knowledge of international law in business and finance, she is able to work alongside world leaders for the realization of goals in international education.
International travel to promote beneficial trade agreements and discuss future production projects keeps Sonya McGuire up-to-date with the latest in digital technologies and cyber security. In 2014 she spoke at the World Congress in Beijing China on behalf of Brazil Government, about education systems, international cooperation, employment and internships. A year later her expertise in the advancements of digital communications saw Sonya invited to have discussions with Mr Turnbull (then Prime Minister of Australia) in regards to network security.
As one of Australia’s respected vocational educators, Sonya McGuire frequently travels to the United States and United Kingdom where she attends education and training export marketing missions with a view to extending vocational training to some of Australia’s trading partners.
It is not all glitz and glamour, when Sonya travels she connects with people. In India, China, Taiwan, Philippines, Nepal, UK, Brazil, Chile, Spain and Switzerland, she works hard with local authorities on mutually-beneficial enterprises. She has also been an advisor to the Brazilian Government’s Ministry of Education on the subjects of IT and telecommunications for the vocational sector and represented in trade missions abroad.