Mr. Molina Bolívar is a professor of ethics and social sciences at Equinoctial Technical University in Quito. He is also the coordinator of Development Cooperation Observatory, a civil society organizations network focused on analysis of development outcomes. His other roles have included serving as the undersecretary of the National Secretary of Higher Education, Science and Technology; National Director of Research in the National Professional Training Service, and as an advisor for the Culture and Government ministries. During his fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Mr. Molina Bolívar intends broaden his knowledge in policy analysis and program evaluation. Upon his return to Ecuador, he plans to be involved in framing of policy issues concerning strategies for facilitating participatory citizenship and transparency, focused on open budgets, higher education and migration.