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Luis Banegas

Columbia University

Regional Studies



Luis Banegas is a first-generation college student majoring in economics and International Cultural Studies at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. He has worked in various industries such as management, global health, economic research, and government relations. He will be pursuing his M.A. in Regional Studies at Columbia University to reshape archaic research methodologies to give voice to marginalized communities who have suffered the consequences of living in countries that prevent them from achieving success. After graduation, he looks forward to pursuing a Ph.D. and becoming the founder of a research institute to help communities in need across Latin America.

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