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YPA: Cosme Kitchen Tour and Conversation with the Owners

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 8:00pm | New York

Santiago Gómez Larrea and Santiago Perez Suarez will talk about how they quit their careers in investment banking to open one of the top-rated Mexican restaurants in the United States with superstar chef Enrique Olvera.  ... Read More

YPA Invite: Latin Mafia Takes New York

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm | New York

Join the Young Professionals of the Americas for the LATIN MAFIA pop-up opening night.  ... Read More

Book Launch: The 10% Entrepreneur, by Patrick McGinnis

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:30pm | New York

What if there were a way to have the stability of a day job with the excitement of a start-up? In The 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis shows you how. ... Read More

YPA Invite: Malbec World Day

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 6:00pm | New York

Join the Young Professionals of the Americas for the 2016 Malbec World Day (MWD) celebration.  ... Read More

YPA & NYU LaLSA: Recession in Latin America, What's Next?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:30pm | New York

Panelists will discuss the legal and investment implications in the continent post-boom.  ... Read More

YPA's Brazilian Baile Funk Carnival Party

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 9:00pm | New York

Dance samba and sip caipiroskas at the YPA's Brazilian Baile Funk Carnival Party. ... Read More

AQ Launch: Latin America's History-Making "Corruption Busters"

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 5:30pm | New York
Webcast Available

The leaders of Latin America’s historic crackdown on corruption will gather for the first time for a unique and topical event.   ... Read More

Una noche en el estudio 

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 7:30pm | New York

Get out your wigs, your glitter, and your disco pants. The YPA's annual holiday party will get groovy this year at Andy Warhol's former studio, now known as the Soho Arts Club.   ... Read More

Day Passes for PULSE Contemporary Art Fair

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - Saturday, December 5, 2015 | Miami

Americas Society (AS) and Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) are pleased to offer our members complimentary day passes for Pulse Miami Beach. ... Read More

YPA Miami: Celebrating the Value in Failure

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:00pm | Miami

YPA Miami panel for Global Entrepreneurship Week focuses on failures that propel businesses to success. ... Read More

YPA Miami Goes to See Chilean Film El Club at GEMS Festival

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 7:30pm | Miami

YPA members will see El Club at the GEMS Film Festival in Miami. ... Read More

Cuba: The Year in Review and a Look to the Future

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:00am | New York
Webcast Available

Join AS/COA'S Cuba Working Group and the CAF - Development Bank of Latin America for a half-day conference on Cuba. ... Read More

Networking Drinks with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 6:00pm | New York

Join the Young Professionals of the Americas for a networking happy hour with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. The event is complimentary for YPA members. Admission for non-members is $5. ... Read More

AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Annual Conference and Networking Event

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 8:00am | New York

Prominent figures from the private and public sectors will look at topics such as women in leadership and in the political sphere. ... Read More

YPA Miami: Cafecito on Pope Francis's Recent Visit to Cuba

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 8:30am | Miami

YPA Miami to host a breakfast discussion on the Pope's recent visit to Cuba. ... Read More

Public Luncheon: Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 12:15pm | New York
Webcast Available

AS/COA and the Colombian American Association will host a luncheon and interview with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos. ... Read More

NYFW: POLA THOMSON Spring/Summer Collection 2016

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 5:00pm | New York

You are cordially invited to attend POLA THOMSON Spring / Summer 2016 Women's Presentation. ... Read More

YPA Miami Cupping Session with Juan Valdez Café

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 10:30am | Miami

YPA members smell, sip and savor Colombian coffee and enjoy a weekend breakfast. ... Read More

Meet Matt Brimer, Co-Founder of General Assembly and DAYBREAKER

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 7:00pm | New York

Join the Young Professionals of the Americas for drinks with DAYBREAKER's Matt Brimer and hear him talk about his career path and current projects. ... Read More

Steering Committee: NYSE Opening Bell & Tour

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:00am | New York

The Steering Committe of the YPA will visit the NYSE for the opening bell and a tour of its historic gallery, followed by a briefing from John Tuttle, Head of NYSE's Corporate Affairs. ... Read More

YPA Miami Policy Lunch with Frank Mora

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 12:30pm | Miami

YPA Miami to host a luncheon with former DOD policymarker, Dr. Frank Mora. ... Read More

Exploring White Wines: A Private Class and Tasting

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 6:30pm | New York

Join the YPA for a private class and white wine tasting  with expert Sergio Miguel Stabio.  ... Read More

Miami Launch - Alejandro Toledo's The Shared Society: A Vision for the Global Future of Latin America​

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:30pm | Miami

Join AS/COA for a Miami launch of The Shared Society: A Vision for the Global Future of Latin America​. ... Read More

ArtHamptons 2015

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - Sunday, July 5, 2015 |

Americas Society and Young Professionals of the Americas have teamed up with ArtHamptons. ... Read More

YPA Miami Summer Party

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 8:00pm | Miami

The Young Professionals of the Americas in Miami celebrate their first anniversary. ... Read More

An Evening with Brazilianist Ben Batchelder and Miami Launch of To Belém & Back

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 6:30pm | Miami

Please join AS/COA Miami at Books & Books for the launch of To Belem and Back. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito with Gabriel López, President & CEO, Ford México

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 8:30am | New York

Get to know Gabriel López's career path, learn about the industry's challenges and opportunities for 2015, and ask professional development questions. ... Read More

YPA's Summer Soirée

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm | New York

Join the YPA and friends at the Jimmy SoHo, featuring DJ Barbie Bertisch and a video installation from artist Alex La Cruz.  ... Read More

YPA: Failing to Succeed - How Successful Entrepreneurs Turn Around Failures

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:30pm | New York

Panelists from the United States, Europe, and Latin America will discuss lessons learned and compare different environments for start-ups. ... Read More

VIP Pass to Art Miami New York

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 2:00pm | New York

Americas Society (AS) and Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) are excited to offer its members complimentary VIP passes to Art Miami New York! ... Read More

YPA Cafecito: Happy Hour with Diageo's William Bullard, OBE

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm | Miami

The Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) Miami will host a Cafecito with Bill Bullard, Director of Corporate Relations for Diageo WestLAC. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito: Bill Faries, Miami Bureau Chief for Bloomberg

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 8:30am | Miami

Faries will share insights on the Summit of the Americas in Panama, as well as broader political and economic trends in the region. ... Read More

YPA Heladito with 16 Handles Founder Solomon Choi

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:00pm | New York

Learn about Choi’s career path as an entrepreneur, the creation of 16 Handles, and ask professional development questions, all while sampling frozen yogurt! ... Read More

YPA & Havana Film Festival Present: Panel and Screening on Gabriel García Márquez - The Cinephile

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 7:00pm | New York

Discover Gabriel García Márquez’s passion for film and learn about his involvement as screenwriter and director. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito: Personal Investments 101

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00pm | New York

Get tips on elementary market strategies, managing your personal expenses, and best approaches to investing in a Cafecito with a Latin America Private Bank team from J.P.Morgan. ... Read More

 Affordable Art Fair After Dark

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00pm | New York

Get a VIP pass to a contemporary art fair and experience hands-on workshops, talks, and tours with fellow art lovers. ... Read More

China Globalizing: The Implications for Latin America

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 5:30pm | New York

AS/COA and HSBC will host a private panel to discuss the relevance of Chinese direct investment and trade in Latin America. ... Read More

Volta: VIP Access & Private Tour for YPA Steering Committee

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:00pm | New York

The Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) offer its Steering Committee members complimentary access to the solo-project contemporary art fair.  ... Read More

YPA: 6th Annual NYU Stern LABA Conference

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:45am | New York

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Pulse New York: Young Collectors Cocktail & VIP Access

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:00pm | New York

YPA members are invited to enjoy VIP access to PULSE New York and its signature Young Collectors Cocktail. ... Read More

Concert: Cuban Pianist Willanny Darias

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:00pm | New York

Music of the Americas presents young Cuban pianist Willanny Darias in recital at Americas Society. ... Read More

Exhibition Opening: Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940–1978

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 7:00pm | New York

Join us for the opening of this groundbreaking exhibition with guest curators Jorge Rivas, Ana Elena Mallet, and Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos. ... Read More

YPA NY Fashion Week 2015 Cafecito with Michele Levy, Melissa Shoes USA

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:00am | New York

Join the YPA for a Cafecito with Michele Levy, CEO of Melissa Shoes USA at the brand’s NYC flagship in SoHo. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito with Tom Speechley, The Abraaj Group

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 5:30pm | New York

Get to know Speechley's career path, learn about investment challenges and opportunities for 2015, and ask professional development questions.   ... Read More

POSTPONED - YPA Cafecito with Jim Faulkner of Kroll

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 8:30am | Miami

Join YPA Miami for a conversation with career prosecutor and Kroll’s Miami Office Head, Jim Faulkner. ... Read More

Latin American Private Equity Cases: Transforming Business Culture

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 5:30pm | New York
Webcast Available

Panelists will highlight some of the most exciting private equity investments in recent years. ... Read More

YPA Miami: An Evening at Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 6:00pm | Miami

Join YPA members and friends for a reception and chat with the exhibiting artists. ... Read More

YPA's Holiday Spectacular

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:30pm | New York

YPA’s holiday party with open bar and a mariachi band to support a non-profit dedicated to providing cancer treatment and care for children in Mexico.  ... Read More

Supply Chain Integrity in Latin America

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:00pm | Miami

Join AS/COA in Miami for a conversation on identifying and addressing supply chain risks and vulnerabilities in Latin America. ... Read More

Exploring Malbec: A Private Class and Wine Tasting

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:30pm | New York

Join the YPA for a private class and wine tasting at the Argentine consulate in New York with Malbec expert Sergio Miguel Stabio.  ... Read More

YPA: Private Tour of a Latin American Collector's Home 

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 7:00pm | New York

Members will have the unique opportunity to tour the couple’s private collection in their home and speak with them about their experience in collecting Latin American art.   ... Read More

Out and Discriminated Against? LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm | New York

Panelists will discuss the challenges in advancing LGBTQ rights in professional settings as well as how to navigate the work environment as an LGBTQ. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito with CNN Hero Catalina Escobar 

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:00am | New York

Get to know Catalina, listen to her inspiring life story, and learn about her drive to improve the lives of teen mothers in Colombia. ... Read More

Fernando Botero - Bullfight: Paintings and Works on Paper

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm | New York

Renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero launches his new book at Americas Society. ... Read More

Inspiring Women to Lead: AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Conference

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00am | New York

Prominent figures from the private and public sectors engaged in topics such as leadership and women in the political sphere. ... Read More

Brunch and Cocktails with Enrique Norten, Designer of the Hôtel Americano

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:00pm | New York

The Mexican "starchitect" will host a YPA brunch. ... Read More

YPA Miami Concert - Caetano Veloso: Abraçaço

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 7:00pm | Miami

Acclaimed Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso performs in Miami. ... Read More

YPA Cafecito with S&P's Lisa Schineller

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 5:00pm | New York

Get to know Schineller and discuss career paths, life at a rating agency, and other professional questions.      ... Read More

YPA Miami Tour - Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:00pm | Miami

YPA Miami will host a members-only guided tour of the Caribbean: Crossroads of the World exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. ... Read More

Esperança Terena: A Photographic Lens into One of Brazil's Indigenous Communities

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 6:30pm | New York

Join YPA for a special viewing of Brazilian photographer Eliseu Cavalcante's work. ... Read More

YPA's One-Year Anniversary Party

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 7:30pm | New York

Come celebrate the YPA's first anniversary. ... Read More

YPA's World Cup Viewing Party

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 3:00pm | New York

Come watch Uruguay vs. Costa Rica and mingle with the YPA! ... Read More

#NuevaYork to Latin America: Building Bridges for Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Companies

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 6:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

Young entrepreneurs will discuss Latin America's tech ecosystem. ... Read More

YPA Brown Bag Lunch with the Council on Foreign Relations' Shannon O'Neil

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 12:15pm | New York

YPA members will have the chance to meet O’Neil and discuss career paths. ... Read More

Concert: Heloísa Fernandes, Piano

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm | New York

Music of the Americas presents Brazilian pianist Heloísa Fernandes in concert.  ... Read More

Protege El Amor Campaign Kick-Off Reception

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 8:00pm | New York

Join YPA to celebrate the launch of a campaign to benefit Mixteca organization's health programs. ... Read More

The Colombian International Film Festival's A Night with the Stars Party

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00pm | New York

This year's edition of the festival offers a vast array of films showcasing the fast-growing Colombian film industry. ... Read More

Sustainable Cities in Latin America - AQ Winter 2014 Launch

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm | Miami
Webcast Available

AS/COA presents a Miami launch of the Winter 2014 AQ issue: "Our Cities, Our Future: Making Cities Healthy, Green, and Sustainable." ... Read More

Immigration and the Economic Revival of New York City

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

Panelists will explain how immigrants make New York safer, improve housing affordability, and increase the city's competitiveness. ... Read More

Exclusive Event and Art Preview: AAF After Dark

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 8:00pm | New York

Join Americas Society at the Metropolitan Pavilian for an after-hours party and exclusive look at the AAF collection. ... Read More

YPA Miami: Finding Success in Generating New Business

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:00am | Miami

Join YPA Miami for the first breakfast in our Cafecito Series, focused on professional development. ... Read More

Members-Only Guided Tour of The Armory Show

Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 1:00am | New York

Americas Society Friends Association and Young Professionals of the Americas are invited to a members-only tour of The Armory Show, focused on artists of the Americas. ... Read More

Members-Only Guided Tour of VOLTA NY

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 4:30pm | New York

Join Americas Society for a tour of VOLTA NY, a contemporary art fair showcasing breakout artists from the Americas. ... Read More

YPA's Brazilian Carnival Party

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 9:00pm | New York

Join the AS/COA Young Professionals of the Americas for our first Brazilian Carnival party.     ... Read More

An Evening with Leonardo Padura

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 7:00pm | Brooklyn

AS/COA Young Professionals of the Americas invites you to an evening with Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura. ... Read More

Cristóbal Lehyt and Alejandro Zambra in Conversation

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 6:30pm | New York

Americas Society hosts a discussion with Chilean artist Cristóbal Lehyt and writer Alejandro Zambra. ... Read More

YPA Miami: Art Collecting for the Young Collector

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 7:00pm | Miami

YPA Miami presents a panel with entrepreneur and collector Boris Hirmas Said. ... Read More

The Third Edition of the Women, Business and the Law Report

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 8:00am | New York

Sarah Iqbal of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation will discuss a new report on women’s prospects as entrepreneurs and employees. ... Read More

YPA Presents: The Colombian Film Festival 2014 Press Conference and Reception

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 6:30pm | New York

The Colombian Film Festival will present its 2014 films in an event hosted by the YPA. ... Read More

YPA Miami Launch Event

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 6:30pm | Miami

Join AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas at Diageo's Bar 396 in Coral Gables. ... Read More

Panel Discussion: The Omnivore Realism of Photography

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 6:30pm | New York
Webcast Available

Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez will discuss his photography and folklore rituals in his native country. ... Read More

Seventh Microfinance Panel: Financing Solutions for Clean Energy in Latin America

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 5:30pm | New York
Webcast Available

An expert group of panelists that will explain the business case for energy finance. ... Read More

YPA Holiday Fiesta

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Thursday, December 12, 2013 | New York

AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas will hold a holiday party at Salon de Lafayette in New York. ... Read More

Private Equity and Venture Capital: Betting on Innovation in Latin America

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 5:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

Join AS/COA for its fifth annual private equity and venture capital panel in partnership with the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA). ... Read More

Members Only Guided Tour of PINTA, the Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 2:00pm | New York

Americas Society Friends Association and YPA members are invited to a private tour featuring 50 prominent galleries from the United States, Latin America, and Europe. ... Read More

Lunch with Karen Toulon, Bloomberg News New York Bureau Chief

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:00pm | New York

AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas hosts a brown bag lunch at the Bloomberg News headquarters in New York. ... Read More

A Night with Nicolás Berardi, Chief Executive Officer at TECHO U.S.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 6:30pm | New York

Berardi will share his story of how he became a CEO at age 23 and will speak about TECHO’s anti-poverty work across Latin America. ... Read More

AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network: Cultivating the Next Generation of Female Leaders

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 8:00am | New York

This event will feature top-level executives such as Angélica Fuentes and Sallie Krawcheck. ... Read More

Cliff Korman Ensemble: Tribute to Paulo Moura

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 7:30pm | New York

Pianist Cliff Korman opens the 2013 Music of the Americas Fall season with a live concert at (Le) Poisson Rouge. ... Read More

Social Entrepreneurship in Latin America: An Evening with Ruth DeGolia of Mercado Global

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 6:00pm | New York

Join the AS/COA Young Professionals of the Americas for an evening with social innovator Ruth DeGolia. ... Read More

YPA's End of Summer Fiesta

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 7:00pm | New York

Join AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas for our end of summer party. ... Read More

Y Gallery Private Tour

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 6:30pm | New York

Join us for private tour with curator Anne Huntington, followed by a discussion with the artist. ... Read More

The U.S. Launch of Telefónica’s Global Millennial Survey

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 5:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

How has technology empowered and ignited a spirit of entrepreneurship in today’s young adults? Join us to find out. ... Read More

Young Professionals of the Americas Launch Event

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:30pm | New York

Join AS/COA for the launch of the Young Professionals of the Americas on June 27. ... Read More

Slideshow: YPA's Brazilian Baile Funk Carnival Party

March 28, 2016

See photos of Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) carnival party in New York....

Slideshow: Una noche en el estudio - YPA 2015 Holiday Party

December 18, 2015

See photos of Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) annual holiday party, this year at Andy Warhol's former studio in SoHo....

Slideshow: Cafecito – Personal Investments 101

April 14, 2015

Members met with Latin America Private Bank team from J.P.Morgan to learn about elementary market strategies and best approaches to investing....

Slideshow: Exploring Malbec - A Private Class and Wine Tasting

November 17, 2014

Young Professionals of Americas explored the intricacies of wine tasting. ...

Slideshow: Out and Discriminated Against? LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace

November 13, 2014

See photos from a panel discussion on advancing LGBTQ rights in professional settings....

Slideshow: Esperança Terena - A Photographic Lens into One of Brazil's Indigenous Communities

July 15, 2014

The YPA hosted a special Brazilian photography viewing....

Slideshow: Young Professionals of the Americas' One-Year Anniversary Party

July 02, 2014

View photos of the YPA network celebrating a year since its launch. ...

LatAm Minute: Digital Entrepreneurship in Latin America

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Two Latin American entrepreneurs speak about the advantages and challenges of starting digital ventures in the region. ...

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Video - #NuevaYork to Latin America: Building Bridges for Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Companies

May 21, 2014

Young tech entrepreneurs working in Latin America shared their experiences, successes, and hurdles....

Slideshow: Young Professionals of the Americas Brazilian Carnival Party

March 04, 2014

View photos from AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas Brazilian Carnival Party....

Slideshow: Social Entrepreneurship in Latin America - An Evening with Ruth DeGolia of Mercado Global

September 09, 2013

View photos from AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas evening with social innovator Ruth DeGolia....

Slideshow: Young Professionals of the Americas End of Summer Fiesta

September 04, 2013

View photos from AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas end of summer fiesta....

Slideshow: Young Professionals of the Americas Launch Event

July 22, 2013

View photos from the launch party on June 27, 2013 for AS/COA's Young Professionals of Americas....