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Gina Kawas Arita

Vidanta Foundation-Wilson Center Fellow

Wilson Center Projects

Residues beyond Disposability: Rethinking Waste Management Practices in Honduras.

Full Biography

Gina Kawas is the recipient of the Vidanta Foundation-Wilson Center Fellowship, where she currently researches waste management and sustainability practices in her native Honduras. Gina has experience in the development world, most recently working for the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), where she manages programs regarding infrastructure, education, financial inclusion, health and environmental sustainability across the region. Gina holds a Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from New York University (2016) and a B.A in International Relations and Political Science (2012). She has also worked with Transparency International and directs the Foundation for Education in Honduras (FEIH).