april, 2021

27apr3:00 pm4:00 pmEvent OverFulbright 75th Anniversary Illuminations Series: Impact on current and former grantees

Event Details

You are invited to join a round table discussion on the Impact of the Fulbright program, spotlighting alumni panelists from the Latin American and Caribbean regions. 

Join us as the panelists discuss how Fulbright has impacted their lives and country and how their experiences enhanced their field and studies, and share your thoughts as well. We will discuss what new ideas have been created to bring back with them and benefit their institutions and communities. 

Lastly, we look forward to hearing what challenges the grantees believe we face as a global community and what impact you hope to see Fulbrighters make in the next decade.

Moderated by Diana Basto, Executive Director of Fulbright Colombia, and with the participation of Annia Tonibelle Che, Diana Isabel Guiza Gomez, Andrés Felipe Caicedo Berdugo, and Ravi Darwin Sankar.

DIANA BASTO is the Executive Director of Fulbright Colombia. Basto has fourteen years of national and international professional experience in the education sector, and she has led policies and programs that seek to improve access to higher education and improve the quality of the educational system in Colombia.

ANNIA TONIBELLE CHE is a Faculty Development Fulbright grantee from Guatemala. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Dance Therapy at Drexel University. Her final project is a grant proposal for an embodied psychosocial supervision program for social justice workers and helping professionals that use artistic mediation with underserved populations in Guatemala.

DIANA ISABEL GUIZA GOMEZ is a Fulbright Minciencias grantee from Colombia. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in Political Science and Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. Her Ph.D. research focuses on land policies, peasant mobilization, peacebuilding, constitution-making, and political inclusion.

ANDRÉS FELIPE CAICEDO BERDUGO is a Fulbright Minciencias grantee from Colombia. He is currently pursuing is Doctoral degree in Juridical Science at UCLA. Andres is working on his dissertation which focuses on racism in Colombia and Critical Race Theory. He is planning to finish his degree this summer.

RAVI DARWIN SANKAR is a Fulbright Faculty Development grantee from Trinidad and Tobago. He received his Masters in Geological Sciences in the spring of 2009 and Ph.D in 2015 from Florida State University. Ravi continues to work on the impacts of climate change on sandy beaches to arctic coastal environments.


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