The Challenge 2050 Project at the University of Florida

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Tomi J. Pasetto Vuorio

Pasetto-blackwhiteTomi is a sophomore International Studies major focusing in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean. His research interests consider Latin America in the context of sustainable development. He is specifically interested in contemporary efforts to reconcile economic development with ecological conservation and social justice. Tomi’s career aspirations are aligned with his vision for an equitable and sociable world. He hopes to work in the field with NGOs to improve dialogue and directives on critical questions concerning the 3 Ps: people, planet and profit. He is an active member in campus life and works with a series of UF organizations, such as the UF International Studies Club, the UF European Union Club, and ETHOS. He is an advocate for human capacity and the ability of people to adapt and persevere in their will to live. He dreams of a 2050 wherein the inhabitants of earth can coexist in harmony.