The Bolivia Community Economic Development project has been selected by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) as exemplary for its contributions to engaging marginalized populations in development.
The project was highlighted at a recent AUCC / CIDA workshop in Ottawa on November 24th, 2011. Gretchen Hernandez, project coordinator, spoke to a group of about 50 development professionals and academics about the unique curriculum and pedagogy.
“The CED program taught in Bolivia allows indigenous leaders co-create course content and to discuss real issues and ideas for their communities.”
An article about the project was published in the most recent issue of UniWorld, “Reaching Out to the Margins”: