José Pablo Ceballos Cantúread bio
Born and raised in Mexico City, José Pablo Ceballos Cantú is a graduate of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) where he studied Chemical Engineering, graduating with Honors. His main goal is the application of technology for benefit of society. For the past 3 years, Jose has worked as an associate in a solar Silicon Valley startup based in Mexico named Bright. José also has a technical degree as an emergency medical technician from Red-Cross belonging to the emergency first responder force since 2011 and the rescue diving team since 2013. His first interest in China came on a college exchange, where he studied business and management courses at Beijing Foreign Studies University (北京外国语大学). José intends to understand in a deeper way Chinese culture to tap its human talent looking to form bridges between China and Latin America.
Antonio Roberto Quiroz Sotoread bio
Antonio Roberto Quiroz Soto is from Mexico and has been based in Beijing for 6 years. He is a graduate of the Peking University School of International Studies in International Politics. As an undergrad at Peking University, Antonio was actively involved in a variety of activities, serving as President of the Latin American Student Association (PKU-LASA) and Under-Secretary General of China’s largest MUN, Peking University’s Asian International Model United Nations (AIMUN), as well as many other activities and volunteer programs that allowed him to get closer to Chinese society. He interned as Program Assistant in Philanthropy in Motion, an organization based in Beijing, which allowed him to get involved in China’s rising social sector. Since then, he has become very interested in getting to know more in-depth the ecosystem of social organizations and enterprises in China working for different causes. As a Yenching scholar, Antonio researches both the role of foreign NGOs in China and Chinese NGOs’ prospects abroad.