Karol Hermoza Loyola Social Media Coordinator
Karol Hermoza Loyola has over 3 years of experience working in cultural projects, Peruvian heritage and museums. She has worked in the Museo de Arte de Lima – MALI and World Monuments Fund Peru, both in Lima, Peru; as well as, the Heritage Lottery Fund office in Newcastle, UK. She is interested in developing sustainable heritage projects, stakeholders engagement and cultural public policy. She holds an MA in International Cultural Heritage Management from Durham University, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Peru.
Chloë Meredith Manager, UK Partnerships
Having worked on cultural heritage projects around the world, Chloë Meredith specializes in sustainable cultural tourism, interpretation, intangible heritage, community consultation and organizational development. She has worked for the Friends Economic Development Association in Cambodia, the Wurundjeri Tribe Cultural Heritage Council in Australia, as well as various museums and heritage organizations in Thailand, Bolivia and England.
Chloë holds an MA in Cultural Heritage from Deakin University, Australia, and is based in London where she also works for the Churches Conservation Trust on audience development, community regeneration and interpretation of historic buildings and sacred places.
Rebecca Owen Volunteer, Research and Development
Rebecca Owen has 10 years of experience in international development and capacity building. She has lived and worked in numerous developing nations and has extensive experience in fundraising and supporting communities to recover in the aftermath of human made or natural disasters. Rebecca worked for World Vision for 5 years, including supporting the organization’s response to the 2004 tsunami while based in Sri Lanka, and then worked in roles in Camp Coordination and Humanitarian Accountability while based in post-earthquake Haiti, and in Zimbabwe.
Rebecca has a passion for heritage and its preservation in concert with supporting surrounding communities for the benefit of future generations. She was awarded a BA in English Literature at the University of Newcastle and a Masters in Development Studies at the University of Leeds.
Rebecca currently lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka, working for an international relief organization.
Ryan Maia Intern, Research and Development
Ryan Maia is a Northeastern University undergraduate student in the prestigious University Scholars Program. Ryan seeks to understand the world’s complex and pervasive problems and create impactful solutions for society. To this end, Ryan is a Candidate for a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy along with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs at Northeastern.