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4th Annual AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Forum in Miami

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

February 17, 2017
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AS/COA will hold its fourth annual Women’s Hemispheric Network Forum in Miami to connect public- and private-sector leaders across industries and generations. Participants will include representatives from the Council of the America’s corporate members, AS/COA’s Young Professional of the Americas (YPA), and other leaders in the community.

Learn more about the Women's Hemispheric Network. | Watch videos from last year's forum.

Confirmed speakers*:

  • Fabricia Degiovanni, General Manager, Consumers and Devices Group, Microsoft Latin America, and Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Microsoft Latin America (moderator)
  • Antonio Ferreria, Vice President, Procurement, Johnson & Johnson Latin America @JNJCares
  • Jane Fraser, CEO, Citi Latin America @Citi
  • Yosbel Ibarra, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP (moderator)
  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Vice Chair, Greenberg Traurig LLP @GTLawWomen
  • Silvina Moschini, Founder & CEO, SheWorks! and Yandiki; Contributing Expert, CNN en Español @Miss_Internet
  • Elizabeth Oates, Vice President, Finance & Strategy, Celebrity Cruises @CelebrityCruise
  • Kathryn Rooney Vera, Head of Macro Research and Emerging Markets Strategy, Bulltick Capital Markets @KRooneyVera
  • Romaine Seguin, President, UPS International, Americas Region @UPS
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal

Table leaders*:

  • Alexandra Aguirre, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Scarlett Alvarez, VP, Chief Stakeholder & Sustainability Officer, The AES Corporation
  • Leigh-Ann Buchanan, Executive Director, Venture Café Miami
  • Fabricia Degiovanni, General Manager, Consumers and Devices Group, Microsoft Latin America, and Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Microsoft Latin America
  • Maria Asunción Gonzalo, Marketing Director, Telefonica USA
  • Ana M. Kube, Managing Director, Latin America Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Isabel Cristina López, Partner, López, Villanueva & Huertematte (LOVILL)
  • Cheryl McDowell, VP of Finance & Business Operations, Oracle Corporation
  • Grissel A. Mercado, Counsel, Capital Markets Group, Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Evelyn Vera, Executive Director and Business Manager, South Cone Region, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
  • Jasmine Zacharias, Associate, Greenberg Traurig LLP

* additional names to be confirmed

This event is by invitation only.

Event Information & Sponsorship Opportunities: Madeleine Johnson Thakur | mjohnson@as-coa.org | 1-305-779-4816
Press Inquiries: Adriana La Rotta | alarotta@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384

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Agenda

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.   Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.   Welcome Remarks & Fireside Chat

  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Vice Chair, Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.   Fostering Diversity and Empowering Women

  • Romaine Seguin, President, UPS International, Americas Region
  • Jane Fraser, CEO, Citi Latin America
  • Antonio Ferreira, International Vice President, Janssen Latin America, Johnson & Johnson
  • Yosbel Ibarra, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP (moderator)

10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.   Networking Session: Coffee Break

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.   Critical Success Factors: Networking, Mentorship, and Advocacy

  • Silvina Moschini, Founder & CEO, SheWorks! and Yandiki; Contributing Expert, CNN en Español
  • Kathryn Rooney Vera, Head of Macro Research and Emerging Markets Strategy, Bulltick Capital Markets
  • Liz Oates, VP of Finance and Strategy, Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • Fabricia Degiovanni, General Manager, Consumers and Devices Group, Microsoft Latin America (moderator)

12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.   Luncheon and Table Leader Session

  1. Alexandra Aguirre, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
  2. Scarlett Alvarez, VP, Chief Stakeholder & Sustainability Officer, The AES Corporation
  3. Leigh-Ann Buchanan, Executive Director, Venture Café Miami
  4. Angela Camacho, Vice President, Public Affairs, Newlink Group
  5. Fabricia Degiovanni, General Manager, Consumers and Devices Group, Microsoft Latin America, and Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Microsoft Latin America
  6. Maria Asuncion Gonzalo, Marketing Director, Telefónica USA
  7. Ana M. Kube, Managing Director, Latin America Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  8. Cristina López, Partner, Lopez, Villanueva & Heurtematte (LOVILL)
  9. Cheryl McDowell, VP, Finance & Operations, Oracle Corporation
  10. Grissel A. Mercado, Counsel, Capital Markets Group, ShearmaEvelyn Vera, Executive Director and Business Manager, South Cone Region, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
  11. Jasmine Zacharias, Associate, Greenberg Traurig LLP

1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Networking Session: Coffee & Dessert