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Deily Alpizar Fuertes

2023 Fellow

Voices That Inspire

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Costa Rica

Deily is from San Carlos, Costa Rica. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business at John Brown University in Arkansas, United States. Having lived most of her life in a small rural town, Deily’s quest for better educational opportunities led her to participate in government-sponsored programs that gave her the tools to become a leader in her community. Through environmental and health campaigns, she has had the opportunity to work with community leaders who have motivated her to continue working on social issues. Studying abroad has shaped her views on social inclusion and sustainable development. As an International Baccalaureate graduate, part of the U.S. Department of State’s Exchange Alumni Network, and a recipient of the Walton International Scholarship Program, her values have been shaped by respect and admiration for other cultures. She has developed a global mindset and communication skills that facilitate her role as an active volunteer in her home country.