"We need a change in mindsets so that people can recognize the dignity and creative capacity of their brothers and sisters in the developing nations."
Anielka Münkel, a citizen of Nicaragua, is a project manager at the Acton Institute where she currently works on PovertyCure. In Nicaragua, she served as advisor to the minister of tourism, promoting Nicaragua as a tourist and investment destination. Ms. Münkel collaborated on speeches for former President Enrique Bolaños and negotiated investment opportunities with international corporations. Previously, she served as coordinator of the Government Investor Network at PRONicaragua. She authored "Nicaragua: A UN Pilot Country on the Road to Success" and presented the results at the United Nations. She was selected to participate in the US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program. Ms. Münkel earned her bachelor's in international relations and business administration from Ave Maria College of the Americas and holds an MBA (magna cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame, where she won the grand prize in the Social Venture Plan Competition with Sustainable Health Enterprises.