E18S8 A Career in Public Policy with Sergio Hernandez Mendoza

Summary & Key Takeways

How does a career in public policy look like? How can a PhD help enhance a career in public policy? To help answer these questions listen to Sergio Hernandez Mendoza's story.

This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship (find more details below).

Sergio has 10 years planning, monitoring and evaluating public policies for international organization and in his native Mexico. He was appointed as Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister of Education in Mexico.  Sergio is currently finishing a PhD in Education Policy.

In Episode 18 of Season 8, listen how Sergio has successfully received funding to conduct studies all while completing his doctoral studies and hear how he plans to use his PhD to contribute to advance education policy research.

Check out previous seasons & episodes of our Award-Winning Social Change Career Podcast. 

 ***Episode recorded on April 30th, 2021

Key Links

University of Glasgow

Research in Educational Peacebuilding: Mexico and Colombia

Sergio’s LinkedIn


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This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship

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