Elebaires Staff

Mgtr. Prof. María Laura Mecías
DIRECTOR & Cofounder
Professor of Language and Literature and Master in Spanish as a Foreign Language. Cofounder and general coordinator of the school, María Laura is personally dedicated to monitoring and designing every program to provide a complete service from the moment the student first contacts the school. María Laura is in charge of the Welcome Orientation Meeting every Monday and trains our team of teachers to continue having the best quality of teaching in Buenos Aires. She is also an international examiner of Spanish in Buenos Aires and trains our students in special courses to succeed in international exams. Now she is facing a new challenge in training Spanish teachers at Elebaires that come from all over the world to have an immersion experience in the language.
Lic. Pablo Cappellini
Commercial Director & CFO Cofunder

Graduated in Business Administration, Pablo founded Elebaires with María Laura in 2005. With entrepreneurship and management skills, Pablo has a demonstrated ability successfully interfacing with highly skilled, technically motivated individuals as well business oriented, marketing and management groups. He worked in different marketing, IT and sales management positions. After having a strong experience working in the banking industry, Pablo decided to focus his entrepreneurial skills on developing the school. Pablo is in charge of a variety of aspects in the school including administration, operations, student attention for program extensions and coordination of agencies..

Angela Gimenez
Educational Coordinator

Spanish teacher and educational coordinator of the school. Angela organizes the students’ courses and tracks the progress of each individual student. She coordinates the teachers’ materials as well as the course structure, constantly evaluating and supervising the teachers’ and students’ academic needs. Through this constant dialogue and interaction with the teacher and the student, we ensure the success and progress of each student´s Spanish language acquisition. Angela is also in charge of our weekly Conversation Club, the optional tutorial sessions and the final student’s exams. .


Each of our professors have graduated with a degree in Language and Literature, specializing in Spanish instruction. They have a very strong understanding of Latin American language and culture. They highly enjoy teaching, and make a special effort to not only teach Elebaires students Spanish, but also to get to know them as individuals and connect with each and every one of them on a personal level, both in and outside of the classroom.



We are located inside the captivating Barolo Palace, a nationally historic building located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo, on the third floor, office number 10. The neighborhood surrounding the school is one of the most historic in the city, and boasts some of Buenos Aires’s most visited monuments, including various museums, plazas, pedestrian shopping streets, the presidential Pink House (Casa Rosada), the famous Congress building and 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world! We are also conveniently located next to numerous bus and subte (subway) lines, providing our students easy access to anywhere in Buenos Aires.

We invite you to take a virtual tour of our building: Here