Whitley Raney '13 and Andrea Becerra '13 will spend 2013-14 as fellows with the Fundación Haciendas del Mundo Maya (FHMMM). The Fundación is located in the Yucatán Peninsula and its focus is to generate regional development.
Andrea will be a fellow in the area of socio-economic development. She will be assisting in the development of an environmental mangagement plan for Reserva Yaxché in the state of Campeche. Andrea will be based near Merida.
Whitley's fellowship focuses on public policy. She will work with the human development team of FHMM for analysis on the rural communities with whom the Foundation works.
The two will begin their work in July. Congratulations to Andrea and Whitley!