The Quito Project 2018/2019 Executive Board
The members of the executive board take on the tasks of planning TQP's summer educational program through recruitment, marketing, fundraising, community outreach, educational planning, and donation coordination.
Major: Economics, Minors: Spanish and Business Administration, Senior
Interests: soccer, photography, traveling, volunteering
"My favorite part of The Quito Project is working with our students in Ecuador. I love being able to help create a summer program that will not only encourage our students to pursue higher education, but also allows them to have a fun and memorable summer."
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Pre-Vet, Senior
Interests: reading, skiing, traveling, snow, playing with animals, my chinchillas, and llamas.
"I traveled down to Quito the summer of 2016, and my absolute favorite part of the experience was my time spent with the kids. It was so fun working with them on art projects and desperately trying to get them to learn English, and I am somewhat (but not really) ashamed to admit that I cried on the last day of camp."
Social Media Manager
Majors: Latina/o and Communication Studies, Minor: LGBTQ & Sexuality Studies, Junior
Interests: I love podcasts, audiobooks, procrastinating, napping...You know, the usual!
"I joined The Quito Project due to my interest in empowering Latino communities not just here in the United States but also in Latin America. As a Latino student, I feel necessary to do so!"
Majors: Microbiology and Spanish, Senior
Interests: Singing, hiking, food, reading, swimming, art museums
"My favorite part of The Quito Project has been forming individual relationships with the kids in my classroom and getting to know their individual personalities - likes, dislikes, talents, and how that related to their environment."
Major: Computer Science, Junior
Interests: Reading, listening to music, and learning about new technologies
"My favorite part of The Quito Project was seeing another part of the world and learning about the people there."
uM Program Director
Majors: International Studies and Spanish, Junior
Interests: soccer, music, movies, traveling
"My favorite part of The Quito Project is the people I have met through this experience."
Center for Latin American and Caribbean studies