IDCE Students Profiles

Daniel Velasco (IDSC '2011)

Daniel Velasco (Peru) graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in political science, international relations and comparative politics. In addition, he has received a B.A. in business administration from the Institute de Commerce de Nancy in France. His work experience has ranged from financial charity accountability with the New York Philanthropic Advisory Service to fiscal policy in Washington, D.C. with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Finally, he joined the Teach for America, Bay Area Corps and served as a founding teacher at Voices College-Bound Language Academy. Velasco’s goal is to have a broader impact on educational inequality and immigration issues, with a focus on child protection.