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Brenda Estela Xum Palacios

Country of origin: Guatemala Currently in: Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala General field of specialization: Social and Economic Sciences
Academic Background


2014 Master Social and Economic Sciences
2011 Undergraduate Social and Economic Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Social and Economic Sciences

Education, indigenous people, bilingualism and empowerment.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Lights and Shadows of the Education Reform Process in Bolivia and Guatemala. The University of Texas at Austin, 2014

Archiving the Central American Revolutions: The Value of Documentation in the Reconstruction of History. Portal: LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections Annual Review 2014.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Regional Program Officer at IREX Guatemala

Workshop and Conference Attended

2014 Austin, TX Annual ILASSA Student Conference
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Aug 2010
International Institute of Education & Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program (IPF)
Graduate scholarship 2011-2014
Jun 2012
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies Graduate Summer Field Research Grant
Summer Field Research Grant

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