President Duque granted Colombian citizenship to journalist Maureen Orth
From Bogotá, President Iván Duque swore in as a new Colombian to the American journalist and philanthropist, citizenship that was granted to her for her contributions to the country.
Maureen Orth (Colombia 1964-66) is a journalist, writer, and special correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine. She also founded the organization Marina Orth Foundation with which she established a model of technology-based education, English learning and leadership in Colombia.
The now Colombian has a school in Medellín from which she teaches thousands of children in 22 schools concepts related to technology and English.
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Congratulations Maureen—our mutual friend Sargent Shriver would have been very proud for you.
Congratulations how wonderful!!
Congratulations Maureen for your humanitarian heart. The world needs more people like you.
You never cease to amaze us all on your vision and then implementation of your ideas to make this world a better place.
Your energy and humantarian cause-driven life knows no bounds.
You personify all that we hope to be in this world after Peace Corps.
Sending mucho appreciation, health & peace
Congratulations, Maureen. What a wonderful example of all three goals!! Thank you.
This is just such a wonderful tribute to all the work you have done and all the children you have helped in Columbiia. Full speed ahead.