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