Researcher, thinker, dancer, linguist, writer, translator (not necessarily in that order but passionate about all simultaneously). In short, a hopeful communicator of ideas. Strong interests in topics surrounding identity, particularly global/cultural consumption and the impact on identity formation. Regions of special interest: Latin America and Africa. Background in Literature and Languages, and MA in Dance Anthropology.
Latest posts by Alexandra Quinn from October, 2012
The regional hackathon Developing Latin America, organised by Foundation Ciudadano Inteligente (Intelligent Citizen) in six Latin American countries, brings together multidisciplinary teams of designers, developers, entrepreneurs, journalists and citizens that want to find solutions to problems such as poverty, healthcare and education, using technological tools.
On October 2, 2012, and as part of the International Day of Non-Violence, several Colombians beckoned other citizens to celebrate 24-0, an initiative that aims to hail this day as one free from any violent deaths.