Viviana Barrón de Olivares has been the rector of the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Buenos Aires, Argentina since 2017. At that institution, she has been a professor since 1999, academic secretary (2011), and director of studies (2012-2016). Her training began with a teaching career and a degree in Social Work at the National University of La Matanza. She studied theology at SITB and completed a Master of Religious Studies. She is Professor for Higher Education at the Inter-American Open University. He specialized in the research, pursuing a Master's degree in research in Social Sciences, a Doctorate, and a Post-doctorate in Social Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires, working in his research on aspects related to culture, religious beliefs, and the social dimensions of youth development in the construction of life projects, youth suicide and meaning of life. She works as a university teacher in different institutions (UBA, UNLAM, UMSA, UEP). She was a CONICET fellow and is currently a member of research teams at the University of Buenos Aires (Instituto Gino Germani), the University of La Matanza, and CEIL-CONICET; she works on regional integration, culture, spirituality, and religious diversity issues. She is vice president of ASIT (Association of Seminars and Theological Institutions of the Southern Cone) and a member of the Theological Education Board of the Latin American Baptist Union.