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Donna Kerner attends symposium in Puebla, Mexico

Posted on December 7, 2010

Donna Kerner presented her paper, “Failed Promises:  A Critique of the Micro-finance Paradigm for Development” at the two day symposium entitled “Creating Connections:  US/Mexico, Scholarly Dialogues” held at the Autonomous University of Puebla (Mexico) Mexico November 4-5 2010.  The university hosted the exchange between Mexican scholars across the disciplines in the Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities and faculty from the participating colleges in the Puebla consortium, Wheaton, Wellesley, Smith, and Oberlin.  The Puebla Consortium Study Abroad Program (now in its sixth year) is a semester or year-long study abroad program located in the historic and beautiful colonial city of Puebla.  Students enroll directly at the Autonomous University and live in homestays with local families.  Bernadette Houldsworth (Department of Hispanic/Italian Studies at Wheaton) is the current resident director. 

Read more about this exciting study-abroad option.

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