I've spent the last ten years bolstering my experience and qualifications in order to have the skills, tools and network necessary to build foster prosperity across the value chain, starting on farms.
2011-2015 University of St.Gallen, St.Gallen
Doctoral candidate in the Organization and Culture (DOK) Program. DISSERTATION, SUBMITTED JUNE 2ND, 2015: SITUATED ATTENTION: EXPLORING STRATEGIC RESPONSES TO EMERGENt issues in transcultural environments
2009-2010 New York University, NY
M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies, GPA 3.9. Master’s Thesis: Development in Panama’s Darién Province: collective agency and the economy of aid in Arimae
2004-2007 Smith College, Northampton, MA
B.A. Latin American and Latino and Latina Studies. GPA 3.5. Bachelor’s Thesis: The Juarez Femicides: free trade and violence against women on the Texas-Mexico border
2011 – 2015: SNF stipend through the Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo at the University of St. Gallen
2011 – 2015: Supplementary stipend from Nestlé
2009 – 2010: Henry MacCracken Fellowship. Fully financed master’s work at New York University
2010: Tinker Field Research Grant. Financed master’s research in Panama.
2005 – 2007: Dean’s list at Smith College
2004: Robert P. Sibley Prize for students with excellent writing skills at Mt. Holyoke College