Rodolfo Tello

Rodolfo Tello is the author of several books on social sciences, environmental sustainability, and safeguards

author Rodolfo Tello

Rodolfo Tello is an author whose work seeks to help improve people’s lives, with a focus on those of vulnerable populations in developing countries.

He holds degrees in anthropology, including a PhD from American University and a master’s from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also earned an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).®

He has a variety of writing interests, which include financial investing, social science and their practical application to international development, social safeguards, environmental sustainability, and initiatives to improve the living conditions of indigenous peoples, among others.

Rodolfo has been a long-term observer of the way economic and business trends influence stock market dynamics, and has extensive experience managing the social, environmental, and governance risks of investment projects funded by international financial institutions in the Latin American region.

He is also interested in judo. He is a black belt judo practitioner, certified as a National Coach and as a judo referee. He is a life member of the United States Judo Federation and is affiliated with Shufu Yudanshakai, the black belt association of the Mid-Atlantic Region. His book on judo for beginners won Reader’s Favorite ® silver award in the Non-Fiction, Sports category.

Rodolfo is also licensed as a commercial pilot and a ground instructor by the Federal Aviation Administration, with instrument and multi-engine ratings, and endorsements for complex and high performance aircraft. His favorite airplanes flown are the Piper Seminole and the Cessna 172S.

He is currently based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

For additional information, visit his website at, where he includes additional information about his books, interests, blog posts, etc.

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