May 11, 2011

Convocation speaker looks back on time at ASU, looks ahead to future

Posted: May 11, 2011 | 4 min 27 sec

During her nine years in the United States, ASU student Cinthia Carvajal of Bolivia has had to learn a new language and adapt to new cultural and social norms. But she has excelled, and is receiving a double bachelor’s degree in sustainability and anthropology.

Carvajal will be giving back to her community by going out to middle school classrooms and promoting research, math and science. During the summer Carvajal also will conduct research on squatter settlements in Bolivia where she plans to apply her anthropological and sustainability knowledge to help develop more sustainable neighborhoods.

She talks about her experience at ASU.

Video courtesy of ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability and School of Sustainability.

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