Colombia's Educ & Community Support Development Models discussed at HHH

Monday October 16, a panel discussion was held on ‘Educational and Community Support Models for development in Colombia’ at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Panel members discussed the challenges faced in the tertiary education in post-conflict Colombia.


Founding president of EARTH University contributed to the discussion via a video link. EARTH University model promotes inclusiveness and bringing about a positive change in the society. Their alums have had a positive impact on the agriculture sector by increasing the efficiency of agriculture production. SPAM Football Club discussed their success stories of scholarships to students who aspire to make a positive social impact. Members of the panel included: Natalia Ariza Ramirez (current Humphrey Fellow and Ex Deputy Minister of Higher Education in Colombia), Hannah Rusch, Jose Zulgul and Vanhay Hong.

The Discussion was facilitated by Greta Friedemann-Sánchez, Associate Professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and organized by Didier Bolaños, Master of Development Practice student at Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, and Co-Director of the  Fundación Red Proyecto Gente FRPG in Colombia. 

For more information of the event please visit this past publication.



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