De Sardon-Glass Fellows

2019-2020 Fellows


Lucia Torres Frasele
MA IR/Economics candidate
Country: Peru 

Lucia is a Peruvian economist from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru. Prior to coming to Maxwell, Lucia worked as a research assistant in the Institute of Peruvian Studies. The project she worked on at the Institute evaluated the impact of Haku Wiñay -public intervention that provides technical assistance to farmers in rural Peru- and the impact of a coaching component delivered to Haku Wiñay users. In this project, she worked on database analysis as well as econometric and statistical analysis related to the program evaluation. She believes that the Sardon-Glass fellowship is an excellent opportunity to develop skills in policy analysis, program evaluation and project management, in order to pursue a career in international development.

Daniela Huertas 

Daniela Huertas
MPA candidate
Country: Peru 

Daniela Huertas holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics by Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP). She worked as coordinator of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru. Her five-year position allowed her to work on trade policy and international relations issues, as well as on international project and event management. Daniela’s concerns and interests turn around development, globalization, social policy, and public affairs in developing countries. In this sense, she considers that the MPA program at Maxwell perfectly matches her career path and goals while building her capacities to work on those mentioned areas.


Ana María Vásquez 
EMPA candidate
Country: Colombia 

Ana is a Psychologist with a master’s degree in Family Studies from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia. She also developed teaching work at the San Buenaventura University, and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana both in Cali, Colombia. Its main topics were aimed at the resilience in school contexts, work with families, and clinical and health psychological intervention. Currently, she is an EMPA student at the Maxwell School in Syracuse University. 

Cristobal Aldea 

Cristobal Aldea Hernandez
EMPA candidate
Country: Chile 

Cristobal holds a B.A in Social Sciences and a Degree in journalism from the Gabriela Mistral University. He also holds a master's degree in Political and Institutional Communication from the Pompeu Fabra University in Spain.  

Before coming to Maxwell School, he worked as a Journalist in the General Directorate of Civil Aviation where he focused on the implementation of policies to improve communication and dissemination of the challenges of civil aeronautics in the region. He also produced different documentaries that collect the testimony of public administration officials who work in territories as remote as the Antarctic.

Among his main interests are social development, transparency, public access to information, and citizen participation in political processes Latin America.

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Lucia Valentina Chuquillanqui
MAIR Candidate 
Country: Peru

Lucia is Political Scientist and specialist in human rights and gender. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University Antonio Ruiz de Montoya in Lima. She has worked fro the Direction of Finance for Sustainability at the World Wild Life Fund (WWF), promoting an optimal institutional and policy frame for gender equality in biodiversity conservation. She is also a 2017 Professional Fellow of the U.S. State Department in environmental sustainability and a 2018 Fellow of Georgetown's University Global Competitiveness Leadership Program. Lucia is co-founder and coordinator of Malquerida, an award-winning virtual project that empowers Peruvian women to write and share their stories and research.  

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