Fellow:Édina Mendiondo

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(Edina Mendiondo) 

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Édina is an undergraduate student at the University of Montevideo, currently studying a bachelors in Business Management. Coming from a background of doctors, teachers, vets and even police officers, Édina has never been short of role models to look up to. Like her role models, she’s devoted to helping out others like teaching the elderly how to use technology, mentoring secondary students and even fostering animals. Her hobbies include sports and exploring the great outdoors. She used to practice Kung Fu and Handball during her secondary school years.

She was born and raised in a small town in the north of Uruguay that borders Brazil hence why she is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. She has been eager from a young age knowing that language is a way to connect with people so soon she found herself learning English. She is passionate about making change in the world, in particular the education sector and is grateful for all the educational opportunities and people who helped her along the way. In the future she hopes to give back and be able help others like they have helped her which is why she has chosen the pathway of business management.  

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