Luis ArenasCountry of origin: Guatemala Currently in: Guatemala, Fraijanes, Guatemala General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Degrees1985 Undergraduate Interdisciplinary
Current Research Activities
I do research on higher education; I am the General Director of INDESGUA (www.indesgua.org.gt), an organization which aims to support young people and professionals from Guatemala and other Latin American countries to obtain scholarships in the country and abroad. During 13 years we have successfully supported 1,102 process grant holders, of them 651 women (59%), 718 abroad in 53 countries on 5 continents.
Publications resulting from Research:
I have published several guides about scholarships which are uploaded on the INDESGUA website, I frequently publish Google Group INDESGUA scholarship newsletters and I publish scholarship opportunities on INDESGUA's social networks (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:Higher Education StudyI work as General Director of INDESGUA, advising young people and professionals in the search and application processes for undergraduate and graduate scholarships. I give advice to small and medium entrepreneurs to improve their companies.
Workshop and Conference Attended2014 South Korea G-20 Leadership Program KDI
AffiliationsInstituto Centroamericano de Estudios Sociales y Desarrollo (INCEDES)
Presentation given2010Migration and educationQuito EcuadorEvent: IV World Social Forum on Migration