Education as the Engine of Transformation

Sergio Fajardo

April 30, 2014

Education as the Engine of Transformation

Event Description

Providing quality educational opportunities that meet the needs of Antioquia’s diverse population is Governor Fajardo’s central focus. His administration has begun work on 80 educational parks throughout Antioquia in order to replicate a model that proved successful in combatting inequality, violence, and the culture of illegality in Medellín.


Sergio Fajardo is the governor of Antioquia, Colombia, and the former mayor of Medellín. He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

More Information

Read "Building on Education," Sarah McClure's article on Sergio Fajardo's talk at CLAS for the Spring 2014 Berkeley Review

An Interview with Sergio Fajardo, April 2014