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Rafael Cardona


Undergraduate Degree
  • Class of 1996
  • IDP Major(s): Latin American Studies Major
While At UCLA

Study Abroad: Universidad Iberoamericana - Mexico City.

Extracurriculars: President - SALAS (Sudent Association for Latin American Studies) - 1995 to 1996. Peer Health Counselor (PHC) - 1994 - 1996.

Awards: Labor Organizer Certification. Granted and trained by the AFL-CIO Institute.

Undergraduate Research: Research Assistant to Dr. David Lorey. Assignment culminated with a written report entitled Evolution of Fashion in Latin America.

After UCLA

Have worked in Multicultural Marketing for over 15 years. Currently teach business and marketing at local colleges in Los Angeles. Always in interested in chatting with global and multicutural marketers expecially in the areas of hospitality, fashion, comsumer packaged goods and entertainment.

MBA - University of California at Irvine

Advice for Current International Institute IDP Students

Travel as much as possible and take yourself out of your comfort zone as often as you can. These practices will enable you to understand the world better and give you fresh perspectives about where humanity has been and where it may be headed.