From NGOs to Consulting: The Benefits of Area Studies in the Professional World

Location

Marshall Building, Room 212
845 N. Park Ave.
85721 Tucson , AZ

Date: 

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 

Professional Development Series (LAS)

Jeremy Carter: Owner, Carter-Rogel Consulting

Jeremy Carter has 13 years of experience catalyzing diverse community and economic development initiatives in low-income communities of color across the U.S. and Latin America. Now operating his own consulting firm, he works with nonprofit clients to develop and secure funding for small business, affordable housing, neighborhood preservation, immigrant integration, and financial empowerment projects that build wealth, open economic opportunity, and promote civic engagement among marginalized and disadvantaged populations. Jeremy previously worked as Regional Manager for Southern Arizona for Chicanos Por La Causa and, before that, as Chief Development Officer for National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders, a network of 100+ nonprofits in Latino and immigrant communities throughout the country. Jeremy received his Bachelor of the Arts in Spanish from UNC-Wilmington and his Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona.
 
Bio
 
Jeremy Carter has 13 years of experience catalyzing diverse community and economic development initiatives in low-income communities of color across the U.S. and Latin America. Now operating his own consulting firm, he works with nonprofit clients to develop and secure funding for small business, affordable housing, neighborhood preservation, immigrant integration, and financial empowerment projects that build wealth, open economic opportunity, and promote civic engagement among marginalized and disadvantaged populations.
 
Jeremy previously worked as Regional Manager for Southern Arizona for Chicanos Por La Causa and, before that, as Chief Development Officer for National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders, a network of 100+ nonprofits in Latino and immigrant communities throughout the country. From 2000-2002, Jeremy served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala. In this role, he managed several economic development activities that sought to increase rural indigenous family wealth, protect key assets and diversify household economies.
 
Jeremy, bilingual in English and Spanish, received his Bachelor of the Arts in Spanish from UNC-Wilmington and his Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona. His graduate research focused on the broad socio-economic impact of cross-border remittances between the U.S., Mexico and Central America. While at UA, he served as an AmeriCorps Volunteer with Nogales Community Development, a nonprofit in Nogales, Arizona. 
 
 
 
Coffee will be provided, feel free to bring your lunch! 
 
 
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies