De Sardon-Glass Fellows

2017-2018 Fellows

Henry Dyer CruzadoHenry Dyer Cruzado 
MPA/MA Econ. candidate
ountry: Peru

Henry is an MPA and M.A. Economics candidate at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). Prior to coming to the Maxwell School, he worked as a consultant analyst for Peru’s Civil Service Agency (Servir), particularly for the Office of Civil Service Policy. He also worked as an analyst for the General Department of Teacher Development in Peru’s Ministry of Education. Amid both public sector experiences, he participated in reforms oriented to enhance Peru’s civil service capacity and the teachers’ career system in public schools. Henry intends to pursue a career as an international public servant in social policy and social inclusion for Latin American Countries. He deems that the Sardon-Glass fellowship is an extraordinary opportunity to develop policy analysis and management skills that will enable him to work effectively in international development agencies and in the public sector.

Edward Guibert Patiño Edward Guibert Patino
MPA candidate
Country: Peru

Edward has a Bachelor's degree in sociology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). Prior to starting his graduate studies at the Maxwell School, he worked as a policy analyst for the Ministry of Education of Peru, focusing mainly on the analysis and evaluation of teacher-training initiatives and student assessment. He has previously worked as a consultant in teacher-training for UNESCO and as a junior researcher in non-profit organizations that promoted sustainable urban development and innovation in policy making. Edward believes that the DeSardon-Glass fellowship presents a great opportunity to hone his abbilities as a public servant, especially in data innovation and policy making and in quantitative analysis, which in turn will allow him to work for the development of his home country and the Latin American & Caribbean region.  

Valeria Urbina CordanoValeria Urbina Cordano
MPA/MAIR candidate
Country: Peru

Valeria holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government by the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). Prior to coming to The Maxwell School, she worked as a specialist for Peru´s Ministry of Culture, where her job focused on the implementation of the National Policy for the mainstreaming of the intercultural approach in public services at national level, in alliance with the US Agency for International Development (USAID). She also worked as a consultant for Peru´s Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) on strengthening of the MIDIS´s social programs management and articulation. Among her main interests are public administration, strategic planning, design and management of social projects, and the social and economic development in rural areas, particularly in the Amazon region. She believes that the Sardon-Glass fellowship is an excellent opportunity to develop skills in order to promote the implementation of effective socio-economic policies and programs to reduce inequality. 

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