Message from Global Education and Partnerships: Staff Update
The Global Education and Partnerships (GEP) team is growing with the addition of four new students working out of NCBC. Please help us in welcoming:
Dominic is currently enrolled in the International Business Management program at NC. Previously, he completed his undergraduate degree in Film Studies. His career interests include Videographer, Film Director, Digital Content Creator, Social Media Content Creator and Digital Content Marketer. Through his IBM internship, Dominic is working with GEP as a Videographer Intern. His responsibilities involve creating marketing video content that showcase GEP projects and programs.
Reuben holds a B.A in Political Science and Information Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Master of Philosophy in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oslo, Norway. Currently, he is pursuing his Master of Education (Social and Cultural Context Stream) at the Faculty of Education, Brock University. His research focuses on access to an equitable and inclusive Technical and Vocational Education in Canada. Reuben is passionate about global education and international development and wants to become a Global Education Specialist. Reuben is assisting GEP on the Malawi Decentralization project as a Project Support Officer.
Andrew is a 4th year NC student pursuing a BBA in International Commerce and Global Development. His plan for the next few years includes gaining valuable work experience, applying to business schools for his MBA, and then building a career in the finance sector, specifically within investment banking. As a part of GEP, Andrew – Global Project Assistant – is conducting market research. Specifically, he is performing environmental scans, competitor analyses, and a SWOT analysis, ultimately identifying major trends in the TVET space for GEP to consider.
Alejandro Montoya Palacio
Alejandro is currently studying at NC in the Hospitality and Tourism Management postgraduate program. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad EAFIT Colombia and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management from Universidad de
Medellin Colombia. Alejandro has over 15 years of experience working in the commercial field in Colombia, as well as owning a coffee shop and operating his own real estate business. Alejandro is supporting GEP as a Global Project Assistant on the Latin American projects.