María Elena Nassif is a teacher of blind students and has a degree in Management of Special Education. She is part of the research team at the Catholic University in Córdoba, Argentina.
She has worked since 1998 as a teacher at the Helen Keller Institute in Córdoba; with children and young people with multiple disabilities, carrying out educational proposals that seek the formation of autonomous and independent citizens.
She also teaches at the Special Education Teachers at the Provincial University of Córdoba, training future professionals. Between 2012 and May 2019 she worked as a Consultant and Coordinator of the training program for Latin America and the Caribbean of Perkins International, at Perkins School for the Blind, USA, developing virtual courses where family and professionals from the countries of the region participated.