Carlos Abarca is a recent graduate from the University of Waterloo. He majored in Political Science with a minor in International Studies and Peace and Conflict studies. Carlos' interest in international affairs and national security led him to undertake a variety of international placements abroad. Last summer, he worked in Peru with Cafe Feminino, an organisation seeking to empower female coffee growers in rural communities. Carlos hopes to pursue a career in International Relations and Immigration Policy Formulation after further education and international experience.
With Scotland’s historic referendum coming up this September, Carlos Abarca examines the power of mobilising young voters.
Carlos Abarca discusses how global events such as the FIFA 2014 World Cup could threaten Canada’s multicultural patriotism.
Carlos Abarca discusses LGBT rights in India in light of the recent election and the UN’s new music video on the topic.
Carlos Abarca discusses the growing role of social media in international politics in his #BringBackOurGirls case study.