Fellows - Edwin Escobar

Edwin Escobar

Edwin Escobar is founder of Nabla, a construction management group of companies that currently serves multinational companies in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. He served as dean of the engineering school at Rafael Landívar University, his alma mater, where he helped to establish a world-class technological center for academics, research, and development. He was founder and president of the Youth Entrepreneur Organization-Guatemala chapter and was key in jumpstarting Students in Free Enterprise-Guatemala. Edwin has served on the board of ANACOVI, the national homebuilders association, and is a member of FUNDESA, an economic nonprofit. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where received the Dean’s Service Award. He also holds an industrial engineering degree from Rafael Landívar University in Guatemala, where he was also president of the Students Association. He completed a program called the Birthing of Giants 2004, by MIT and YEO at Endicott House executive campus. He is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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The Soul of Guatemala is a series of short films and stories about life and the human spirit. It is a film by Nic Askew and Edwin Escobar (CALI I). These short films capture one hundred stories of ordinary people from Guatemala, whose histories and anecdotes encapsulate the soul of the country. CALI I Fellow, Edwin Escobar has traveled all around the country and has managed to depict the essence, the magic and resolve the Guatemalan people in these film series.

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