Felipe Watanabe

Felipe Watanabe StatementFelipe Watanabe graduated from Jacksonville State University in Spring 2013 with a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Economics.  In late 2014, Felipe started his own company called BRASPA - Brasil de Portas Abertas, which in English translates to, “With Open Doors.” Felipe’s organization is focused on providing international students with meaningful educational experiences in Brazil.  The goal is to provide a diversified experience to help students in developing educational and professional areas of interest. The projects are funded by the companies and are free of charge for the students.

In late 2015, Felipe finished his graduate degree in Management from FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas, considered one the best universities in Brazil. Felipe also had the chance to work in two other educational firms: Daquiprafora and STB. Both of these offered counseling for Brazilian students who are seeking educational opportunities abroad.