Speakers who will share their vision and experience:

Ann Burger


Current President of Kansas Paraguay Partners, a voluntary organization with a 40+ year history of cultural and humanitarian exchange between Paraguay and the state of Kansas, United States. 

Cacho Falcón


Renown visual artist who lives in Manhattan, New York. He has designed for Beyoncé and Michelle Obama.

Berta Rojas


Virtuous classical guitarist with a long international career. She has been nomitanated to the Latin Grammy.

Guillermo Careaga


Character Animator at DreamWorks Animation. He worked in famous animated films such as Madagascar 3, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens, Shrek the third, Peabody and Sherman, among others.

Estee Katcoff


Ex Peace Corp volunteer and founder of the nonprofit organization Zero Violencia. She works with local partners in Paraguay to prevent violence by improving children’s quality of life and gender equality.

Juan Carlos Campuzano


Physicist, professor and distinguished investigator at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His expertise is in experimental condensed matter and in 2011, he won the prestigious Buckley Prize.

Natalia Arce Ojeda


Entrepreneur. With her family, she owns the restaurants “I Love Paraguay” and “Sabor Guarani,” in Queens, Nueva York.

Miguel Carter


Founding director at DEMOS, Center for Democracy, Creativity and Social Inclusion. Doctor in Political Science from Columbia University, Nueva York.

Paola Canova


Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin.

Silvia Moore


Afroparaguayan lawyer who works for the afrolatino community in Washington D.C.

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