Kirchner Food Fellows

2023/2024 Kirchner Food Fellows

Mexico Fellows

Lili Marlene Pérez López

Lilí Marlene is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Global Business at Tecnológico de Monterrey. She is a member of the prestigious “Líderes del Mañana” program, and has been awarded a full scholarship. >> Read full profile

Arturo Macias Ortiz

Arturo Macias Ortiz is completing his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Engineering from the esteemed Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya this summer before gearing up to begin a Master’s degree in Project Management at Summa University in Florida this fall. >> Read full profile

Jose Luis Quintana Carrillo

Jose Luis is pursuing a Master’s degree in innovation for enterprise development and holds a background as a biotechnology engineer from Tecnologico de Monterrey. >> Read full profile

HBCU Fellows

Zaire Dartez

Zaire is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Business at Morgan State University. She is an advocate for unconventional ventures and disruptive innovations in the realm of venture capital. >> Read full profile

Malcolm Bilal

Malcolm is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. >> Read full profile

Wilberforce Twinamatsiko

Wilberforce is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Computer Science and Technology at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. >> Read full profile

Costa Rica Fellows

Sianny Chavarria Zamora

Sianny is an animal science specialist from the University of Costa Rica. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in industrial engineering with a focus on administration. >> Read full profile

Itnan Vargas Venegas

Itnan is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology Engineering at the Technological Institute of Costa Rica. >> Read full profile

Celestina Brenes Porras

Celestina is a Political Scientist from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and an Internationalist from the National University (UNA). >> Read full profile

Past Fellows


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