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Alaska Journal of Commerce features alumna

February 25, 2016

Alaska Journal of Commerce has featured Kailie Abascal (B.A., International Studies and Spanish Language and minor in Human Rights, 2003) in its article on “Movers and Shakers 2/28/2016” in the state. Abascal recently joined Alaska Permanent Capital Management as Associate Financial Planner.

Below is an excerpt:

“Abascal attended the University of Washington, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in international studies and in Spanish language and literature. During her time at UW, she studied abroad in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and Quito, Ecuador, and fell in love with the cultures and history of Latin America.

Upon graduating, Abascal moved to Oaxaca, Mexico, where she earned the Teacher of English to Speaker of Other Languages certification, and worked as an Instructional Supervisor at Berlitz Language Center. She lived and worked in Mexico for nearly three years, before moving back to the United States to pursue her master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University on a full scholarship.”

Read the full article here