Unlocking Silent Histories in Guatemala

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian highlighted the diversity of the Guatemalan Mayan cultures last weekend. During the celebration, I was inspired by a very original project called Unlocking Silent Histories. The goal of the project is to support indigenous youth to craft creative and free media expression.  I was lucky enough to see some of … More Unlocking Silent Histories in Guatemala

Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Georgetown 2016 (GLAFF)

La semana pasada fui parte del equipo organizador del Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de la Universidad de Georgetown 2016 (GLAFF). En este post voy a hacer un análisis corto de las 3 películas que presentamos durante el festival. Espero que estas pequeñas reseñas los animen a ver las películas, o a expresar su opinión sobre los … More Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Georgetown 2016 (GLAFF)

To be successful, let failure be your muse

At the Humanitarian Innovation Jam 2015 at Georgetown University, entrepreneurs shared their personal failures. It was inspiring to hear them speak about their mistakes with a positive approach. I never thought of failure as a tool for development. It was fascinating to me that leaders could recognize their mistakes, without a constant fear of being … More To be successful, let failure be your muse