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Despite Obstacles, Guatemalan Entrepreneur Finds Success

03.13.2020
Being an entrepreneur in Latin America is difficult.   Being an entrepreneur in a city that is hours away on a winding road from the capital city in Guatemala is even harder. In addition, as a woman, the challenge of being a successful entrepreneur is even greater. Women face many cultural barrie...

Cut from the Same Cloth: Entrepreneurship in Guatemala

11.20.2019
The jacket had lived an entire existence before I even laid my eyes on it.  Threads of deep burgundy, coral and gold were transformed by hand into an elegant fabric in the western highlands of Guatemala.  It was cut and sewn, then cut and sewn again, into a magnificent jacket.  A few weeks later,...

Working towards Peace in Conflict and Post-Conflict Regions

09.26.2019
Every September 21 the United Nations celebrates its International Day of Peace to highlight progress being made towards a more harmonious world.   But while we celebrate, there is no shortage of conflict around the world, and certain countries remain less stable than others. Recently, homicide...
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