Meet Oxy’s Fulbright Alumni Ambassador

In a virtual presentation, Fernando Abarca ’14 will talk about his Fulbright experience and give advice to fellow Tigers who are considering applying for a Fulbright award.


May26
5:00 pm
2020-05-26 17:00:00 2020-05-26 17:00:00 Meet Oxy’s Fulbright Alumni Ambassador

Event via videoconference: Check Handshake for BlueJeans meeting info or email jlocke@oxy.edu for the meeting passcode

About Fernando

Fulbright U.S. Student in Economic Development El Salvador, 2018-19

During his Fulbright in the rural community of Santa Marta, Fernando conducted qualitative research and participant observation to develop a documentary highlighting the history of one of El Salvador's most successful Communal Land Ownership Cooperatives. In conjunction with his research, Fernando participated in a series of organic agriculture workshops with youth from Santa Marta and presented his research at different universities across El Salvador. Fernando’s ongoing research explores different ways economic and community development can support and prioritize the people and needs of a community, both in the U.S. or abroad. Currently, Fernando is working on a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA, focusing on Design and Development and Community Economic Development and Housing.

Blue Jeans
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Blue Jeans
Event Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Event via videoconference: Check Handshake for BlueJeans meeting info or email jlocke@oxy.edu for the meeting passcode

About Fernando

Fulbright U.S. Student in Economic Development El Salvador, 2018-19

During his Fulbright in the rural community of Santa Marta, Fernando conducted qualitative research and participant observation to develop a documentary highlighting the history of one of El Salvador's most successful Communal Land Ownership Cooperatives. In conjunction with his research, Fernando participated in a series of organic agriculture workshops with youth from Santa Marta and presented his research at different universities across El Salvador. Fernando’s ongoing research explores different ways economic and community development can support and prioritize the people and needs of a community, both in the U.S. or abroad. Currently, Fernando is working on a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA, focusing on Design and Development and Community Economic Development and Housing.

Fernando Abarca '14