Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Rafael Bracero from University of Southern California
The course "Civic Engagement and Participation: Be the Change You Want to See" is designed to instill a deep understanding of the importance and dynamics of civic involvement within communities. It delves into the fundamental principles of active citizenship, emphasizing the significance of collective action and individual responsibility in shaping societies. Throughout the course, students explore a wide array of topics, ranging from historical movements and advocacy strategies to the role of technology and media in fostering civic engagement. They also examine ethical considerations, policy advocacy, and the challenges associated with maintaining sustainable participation. By incorporating global perspectives, cultural dimensions, and contemporary issues, the course aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effect positive change and contribute meaningfully to the betterment of their communities and the world at large.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
Civic Engagement and Participation by Lecturer Rafael Bracero
Rafael Bracero has over 20 years of proven results in brand marketing and partnership development at industry-leading firms, including Disney, Procter and Gamble, Activision and Warner Media. He founded Pathfinder Brand Consulting in 2015 to serve the needs of CPG, tech, media and public sector clients.
Bracero’s brand and product marketing experience includes Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media where he led licensing partnerships across multiple categories with Fortune 500 consumer brands, including J&J, Campbell’s Kraft, and OPI. Prior to joining Disney, Rafael worked in brand management at Procter and Gamble, Activision, and Del Monte Foods where his responsibilities included brand strategy, product management, product innovation, P&L brand accountability, and developing integrated marketing campaigns. Bracero’s expertise also includes digital marketing and social media, media planning, consumer research, forecasting and budgeting, and creative agency management.
Rafael Bracero earned his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business with a focus on marketing. He also holds a MPP in finance from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. After gaining his MPP, Bracero worked in Wall Street as an investment banker for Barclays Capital, where he led global project finance transactions. Bracero earned a BA in economics and political science from the University of Michigan.