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Samuel Perez de Leon

Economics Teacher, Houseparent

Working at Pearson College UWC since 2006
Country of Origin: Guatemala





Economist (M.A. in Economics) with post graduate studies in local development. (Guatemala, USA) Post graduate studies in Sustainable Development from the Earth Institute. (USA) Post graduate courses in experiential education and Youth Leadership (Israel)


Economics, Development, Global Affairs, Inter-dialogue group, TEDx, Video documentary filming, Current Affair’s, Experiential education, Trova Nights, Eco-Justice

Best thing about Pearson College UWC according to me

Living among passionate people. (Quixotes are not extincted. They gather here, at Pearson College.)

Must-have item for life at Pearson

Music… and a willingness to learn from others

Favourite place

The maple tree just outside the Econ classroom at Woodward building.

Interesting fact

Love to play percussion and Cajón. I also write an op-ed column in different newspapers in Guatemala. Currently working on a documentary film about Inequality in Guatemala.