Fundación Tropicalia celebrates its second graduation ceremony for the students of the Adult Literacy Program, designed for the workers and spouses of Estancia La Querencia. William Phelan, President of Fundación Tropicalia, and Sonia Guzman, Program Teacher, presented graduates with their certificates as well as a small gift as a token of gratitude for their continued efforts throughout the program.
Adult Literacy Program Celebrates its Graduates
UNESCO statistics reveal that only 30% of women around the world choose higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Globally, female student enrollment is particularly low in with a mere 3% in data sciences and technology, 5% in natural sciences, mathematics and statistics, and 8% in engineering, manufacturing and construction.
The president of the Cisneros Foundation is the third generation at the head of Venezuelan group that his grandfather founded 84 years ago, one of the largest corporations of the media and entertainment world. Today, Adriana dedicates her efforts to unite business and philanthropy. According to her, "it is completely natural to combine both worlds."