March 2, 2011
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.
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.
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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