Master’s Award in Development Studies 2014

November 30, -0001

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research awarded Henry O. Salas Lazo the Master’s Award in Development Studies 2014 at the FinCEAL seminar "Cooperation Across Borders – Comprehensive Responses to Transecting Global Challenges” in Helsinki on the 12th of November. The winner received a prize sum of 1000 euros for his Latin American studies thesis"Local Voices and Perspectives: A Study on the Contextualisation of Women’s Empowerment in Lima, Peru” completed at the University of Helsinki.

Master’sAward in Development Studies 2014 to Henry O. Salas Lazo from the University of Helsinki

UniPID and the Finnish Society forDevelopment Research awarded Henry O.Salas Lazo the 2014 Master’s Award in Development Studies at the FinCEAL seminar "Cooperation Across Borders – Comprehensive Responses to TransectingGlobal Challengesin Helsinki on the 12th of November. Thewinner received a prize sum of 1000 euros for his Latin American studies thesis"LocalVoices and Perspectives: A Study on the Contextualisation of Women’s Empowerment in Lima, Peru” completed at the University of Helsinki.

In his thesis, Salas Lazo provided aninteresting dialogue between the academic discourse of empowerment and the local voices of how empowerment is viewed by women living in Lima, Peru. In his acceptance speech at the award ceremony, Salas Lazo expressed that