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  • Activist Noelia Corrales Discusses Today’s Nicaragua

    March 2, 2011

    Noelia Corrales, activist and social entrepreneur, discusses contemporary issues in Nicaragua on April 12 at 4 p.m. in Bannan Auditorium.  She is the co-founder of Matagalpa Tours, an organization that promotes socio-cultural tourism, environmental sustainability and women's empowerment in the rural mountains of northern Nicaragua.  Corrales seeks to combat pressures to emigrate by providing work and leadership opportunities.  She focuses on the importance of fair trade, human rights, social justice, environmental education, and economic sustainability.    

    This free, public event is co-sponsored by Latin American Studies, International Studies, Global Awareness, Faith and the Great Ideas, and the Core Track in Diversity, Citizenship, and Social Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. 

    The College of Arts and Sciences offers 33 undergraduate and 7 advanced degrees, as well as a specialization in Global Awareness open to students in any major in the college.   
       

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