Derek V. Tavares works as an Exchange Visitor Program Advisor for Laspau. He advises grantees participating in the Fulbright program and the Becas INICIA program. Prior to Laspau, Derek worked as an International Admissions Counselor at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He also worked as a Program Coordinator at CIEE where he coordinated exchange programs involving international high school students. Derek has a bachelor’s degree from Johnson & Wales University in marketing with a focus on tourism.