AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas invites you to an event on social entrepreneurship in Latin America with Ruth DeGolia, co-founder and executive director of Mercado Global. Wine and appetizers will be served. Following the program, explore the exclusive Mercado Global pop-up shop!
Registration: FREE for YPA members; $10 for non-members.
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Co-Founder and Executive Director, Mercado Global
As Mercado Global's Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ruth DeGolia has overseen Mercado Global's growth from a small non-proft working with a dozen artisans in Guatemala's highlands to its recognition as an innovator in social enterprise, partnering with hundreds of artisans and a number of major U.S. specialty retail chains and catalogs in the United States. Ruth has been recognized for her role in founding and supporting a variety of programs and organizations related to international development and poverty alleviation.