Ricardo Espitia

The international development world draws my interested. Investing in human capital will contribute to the global alleviation of poverty. After pursuing dual graduate studies in Social Enterprise and Sustainable Development I will continue supporting the engagement and empowerment of marginalized communities through training, programming and management.

My grassroots experience supporting youth development and organizational growth at the National Hispanic Institute and Subiendo Academy along with my international experience in The Philippines, Spain and Ghana led me to the international development world. 

In my current support role at Peace Corps Headquarters I engage with the initiatives of the Office of Overseas Programming and Training Support. I manage the student internship program, support knowledge learning initiatives and collaborate on trainings hosted by the office.

Experience: Grant writing, project management, Nonprofit administration, peer mentoring, youth leadership and development, module development, project based learning, fundraising, event planning, training, community organizing, case management, social services administration 

Interests: Language, culture, youth development, social dancing, nonprofits, community empowerment, humanitarian aid

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Ricardo Espitia

Ricardo Espitia

First Country of Service
Philippines 2014-2016
Second Country of Service
united states 2016 - 2021
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