Sonia Lindop

During and after studying at CIE, Sonia has been working with the Human Resources department of UMass Amherst, first as a multicultural evaluator and adult education trainer.  More recently she became the Project Manager with Partnership Worker Education with a focus on career ladders development and multicultural workplaces.

 

Before coming to CIE She worked as a commercial television producer in Lima, Peru producing a variety of programs from soap operas to children’s and sports programs. She received a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology in the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology in Mexico - CIESAS. There, where she wrote her thesis on the Mixtec people of Oaxaca.

 

She then worked for the Institute for Science and Interdisciplinary Studies (ISIS), a non-profit organization at Hampshire College. As the Program Coordinator for the Secoya Survival Project, she assisted with aquaculture and drinking water projects for the Secoya, an Amazonian indigenous group of Ecuador. She also did research for a documentary about social and environmental impacts of oil extraction in the Amazon of Peru and Ecuador.

 

Email: slindop@umass.edu

 

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