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The B20 in Mexico: Private Sector Perspectives

Tuesday, March 13, 2012  |  Carin Zissis

Speakers:

  • Susan Greenwell, Vice President and Head, International Government Affairs, MetLife, Inc.
  • David D. Nelson, Senior Manager, Global Government Affairs and Policy, General Electric Company
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, AS/COA
  • Dan Reed, Corporate Vice President, Technology Policy, Microsoft Corporation
  • Alberto Saracho Martínez, Executive Director, Fundación IDEA (Moderator)

 

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Guadalajara: Mexico’s Silicon Valley

Thursday, March 8, 2012  |  Carin Zissis

In an Americas Quarterly web exclusive, journalist Nathaniel Parish Flannery writes about Mexico’s emerging IT hub, centered in the state of Jalisco. Read an excerpt below and visit www.AmericasQuarterly.org for the full article.

Mexico is quietly emerging as a capital of Latin America’s growing information technology (IT) outsourcing industry.

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Bringing Youth into Labor Markets: Public-Private Efforts amid Insecurity and Migration

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

This white paper presents findings on ways to ease youth access to labor markets in Mexico and El Salvador, with lessons for the region as a whole. It draws attention to private-sector initiatives that promote youth employment through skills training, entrepreneurship, and support of at-risk youth. ... Read More

Video: Private Equity & Venture Capital in 2012 - A Look at Technology Deals in Latin America

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A panel of technology backers and entrepreneurs discussed drivers of growth, opportunities, and risks for investments in Latin American technology-related businesses. ... Play Video