Engaged Forum: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Mexico and the U.S.

  • 07 Jun 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • 452 Fifth Ave. (5th Ave & 40th St) New York, NY 10018

The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce Northeast Chapter invites MFCNY members to the Engaged Forum. The conference will analyze, discuss and promote a business culture of collaboration, integration and recognition between women and men in cross-border and domestic business in Mexico and the United States.

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Topics will include:

  • Women Business Leadership in Mexico and the United States
  • Progress and Challenges on Inclusion and Gender Equality in Mexico and Latin America
  • The Role of Mexican & Mexican-American Women in the United States
  • Empowerment and Gender Equality Initiatives in New York City
  • Cross Border Innovation, Entrepreneurship and their Financing

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office for International Affairs, Office of the Mayor of New York City
  • Mary Rose Brusewitz, Partner, Strasburger & Price
  • Jose Antonio Diaz, Head of Financial Services Sector, Softek
  • Fernande Fabre, President, Endeavor
  • Bertha Gonzalez, President & CEO, Tequila Casa Dragones
  • Maria Hinojosa, Founder & CEO, Futuro Media Group
  • Heather Kipnis, Entrepreneurship Lead, Gender Secretariat,  International Finance Corporation
  • Cate Luzio, EVP & Global Head of International Subsidiary Banking, HSBC
  • Loretta McCarthy, Managing Partner, Golden Seeds LLC
  • Cole Reifler, President & Co-Founder, Arora
  • Emily Wakeling, Executive Director, Global Corporate Relations, Catalyst 
  • Carolina Walther-Meade, Partner, Milbank

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