Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos

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Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos
Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos in an Economic Conference
Born Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos
(1961-11-16) November 16, 1961 (age 56)
New York, New York, United States
Residence Santiago, Chile
Miami, USA
Nationality American
Education Montgomery College
SMC University
Alma Matter University of Maryland BS Economics
Occupation Educator, Economist
Spouse(s) Andrea Javalquinto

Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos (born November 16, 1961)[1] is a Latin American economist and educator.[2]

Born to a family of Chilean descent, Javalquinto-Lagos was born in New York, New York and raised in Egypt. He is perhaps most known for being the founder of the Yunus School of Social Business,[3] teaching students economics and conducting research about business and development around the world.[4][5][6]

Javalquinto Lagos worked at the World Bank in Washington D.C. from 1988 to 1992.[7]

Javalquinto-Lagos is a regular fixture in local media, credited for mentoring students in business and social innovation. He directed a mentor program in October 2014 at the University of Maryland in Santiago Chile, teaching alumni career guidance and leadership skills.[8][9]

In 2015, Javalquinto-Lagos received the SCIACCA Economic Award for poverty alleviation, youth and women's rights,[10] and global climate change.[11]

Javalquinto-Lagos is a professor at Universidad Mayor and a member of the editorial board at Grameen Bank. He was awarded by the Argentine Senate as one of the leaders for development in Latin America for poverty alleviation.[12][13][14]

He continues to pursue government and politics while conducting international finance and business endeavours.[15][16]


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