Yalitza Aparicio goes to Harvard
The Mexican activist was recently appointed a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador - Photo: Mario Anzuoni/REUTERS

Yalitza Aparicio goes to Harvard

22/01/2020
13:06
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Mexico City
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Yalitza will dictate a conference at Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world

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Mexican actress and activist Yalitza Aparicio will appear at The Mexico Conference, a “student-run event at Harvard University that aims to position Mexico at the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation.”

On January 31, Yalitza will dictate a conference at Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

After her Oscar nomination and the success of the film Roma, Yalitza became an outspoken activist who is working in favor of indigenous women and domestic workers. She was also appointed as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.

According to its website, the Mexico Conference is a student-run initiative at Harvard University that aims to bring Mexico to the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation. It is a nonprofit effort to bring high-quality speakers to as many students as possible.

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