India seems to be treading down the path of fruitless populism that crippled many countries in the past, most notably in Latin America. But like Latin America, India too can embark on a course-correction by implementing pragmatic economic policies alongside progressive but results-driven social spending.
former Researcher, Gateway House
Estefanía Marchán is student at Tufts University, and a former Researcher in Gateway House’s Studies Programme focusing on India-Latin American relations. As a graduate from the University of Southern California with BAs in International Relations and Political Science, she has worked in related roles within the private and public sector both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to this, she was New Media Marketing Coordinator at Rubin Postaer & Associates in Los Angeles, where she worked on campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands. Previously, she worked with Henry Dunant University in Geneva, training Latin American leaders on human rights policy and implementation, and has served as an intern for California Senator Dianne Feinstein. During her time at the University of Southern California, she was co-director for the USC Volunteer Latin America program and was a scholarship recipient from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. Disclaimer: External experts are not affiliated with Gateway House and have been presented here for reference only.
Last modified: October 3, 2017
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