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The guiDE program provides DukeEngage alumni a pathway to continue their commitment to service and civic engagement by providing leadership, mentorship and service opportunities that support wider DukeEngage efforts on campus and beyond.



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Major: International Comparative Studies and Cultural Anthropology: concentration in Latin America & Caribbean Certificate in Latino Studies Global South

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Maya Yvette-Lofton is a double International Comparative Studies (focus: Latin America and the Caribbean) and Cultural Anthropology major with a certificate in Latino Studies Global South in her second year at Duke. As an Afro Latina with Guatemalan roots, Maya took part in the DukeEngage program to Antigua, Guatemala in the summer of 2019. During this summer, she worked in business consulting and improved communication skills and company relations. She plans to join the Diplomatic Corps and become a foreign service officer and diplomat following her studies. Instagram: maya_yvette

Resource Guide

Following her summer working in Guatemala, Maya developed the following list of resources for students who are interested in that program — or similar programs.