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Luis Arenas

Country of origin: Guatemala Currently in: Guatemala, Fraijanes, Guatemala General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


1985 Undergraduate Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


I do research on higher education; I am the General Director of INDESGUA (, 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 profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
I 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 Attended

2014 South Korea G-20 Leadership Program KDI


Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Sociales y Desarrollo (INCEDES)

Presentation given

Migration and education
Quito Ecuador
Event: IV World Social Forum on Migration

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