• Chilean Immigrant Brings His Passion for Bikes to Madison

    2 monthes ago - By Renew our Economy

    It was on the sidewalk, after the party, that Pepe Barros and Fiona Weeks really struck up a conversation - the only guests to have arrived on two wheels. This was in Santiago, Barros' home. “We became very good friends,” he says.
    Barros, who has bachelor's and professional degrees in industrial engineering from the University of Chile, was working with the Ministry of Education to develop a social-emotional skills curriculum called Learning by Failing. Weeks, an American college student, was in Chile on exchange. Four years later, the pair married, and settled in Milwaukee, her hometown...
    Read more ...