MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ismael Cala Foundation (FIC) and educational center Next-U announced Friday the granting of 20 scholarships for Latin American students that will pursue studies in leadership, entrepreneurship and personal growth.
Next-U, the prestigious institution founded by Andrés Moreno, will collaborate through online courses "Leadership with Ismael Cala" and "Entrepreneurship with Andrés Moreno". This way students will able to acquire certification in a U.S. university.
The scholarships will be channeled through six organizations in seven countries: Mentores Solidarios in Nicaragua, Fundación Carvajal in Colombia, Glasswing Internacional in El Salvador and Honduras, Passion of Guatemala, Transformación in Paraguay, and Worldvision of México.
"I am pleased to be able to announce these new scholarships for young people in our region. Other educational institutions have joined our beautiful project to work with the most underprivileged sectors. We have just begun," said Ismael Cala.
FIC Executive Director Dilcia Ruan explained that the aim of the program for channeling scholarships is to promote youth education and training by providing courses and careers in personal and professional improvement.
ABOUT THE ISMAEL CALA FOUNDATION
The Ismael Cala Foundation is a non-profit organization led by Ismael Cala that seeks to impact communities in Latin America and the Caribbean by means of adolescent training in leadership and entrepreneurship; strengthen social development organizations that serve children and adolescents with cognitive disabilities; and connect young people with our allies in order to promote their education and training with the help of scholarships.
ABOUT ISMAEL CALA
Best-selling author, life and human development strategist and international speaker, Ismael Cala was host of his own prime-time CNN en Español show CALA for more than five years.
He is currently considered one of the most important communicators on the continent, and his message of social entrepreneurship, mindfulness and wellbeing are a touchstone for millions of followers of his works in books, seminars, workshops and conferences throughout Latin America. Cala has traveled to more than 25 countries and impacted hundreds of thousands of people with his message.
Author of the best sellers "Despierta con Cala" (Wake up with Cala), "La vida es una piñata" (Life Is a Piñata), "El analfabeto emocional" (The Emotional Illiterate), "El poder de escuchar" (The Power of Listening), "Un buen hijo de P…" (A Real Son of a B..) and "El secreto del bambú" (The Secret of Bambu), Cala was born in Santiago, Cuba (1969) and holds a bachelor's degree in Art History from Oriente University. He is the coauthor of the book "Beat the Curve" with Brian Tracy. He is a graduate of the York University School of Communications in Toronto and has a diploma from Seneca in Television Production. He has partnered with great mentors such as Deepak Chopra and John C. Maxwell, and received training from coaches like Tony Robbins and Miguel Ruiz. Cala is part of the contributing faculty group at Atlantis University and Next University. He is the President of Cala Enterprises Corporation. Visit: www.IsmaelCala.com
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