Miami, FL

Argentina After the Elections

December 7, 2011

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Panelists (L to R): Manuel Mora y Araujo, Director, Ipsos Mora y Araujo, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Vladimir Werning, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Chase, New York, NY; Hugo Alconada Mon, Prosecretario de Redacción, La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Panelist: Manuel Mora y Araujo

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Panelist: Vladimir Werning

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Panelist: Hugo Alconada Mon



Miami, Florida

Luncheon Program With Francisco J. Sanchez

November 17, 2011

Francisco J. Sanchez, Undersecretary of Foreign Trade at the Department of Commerce

Francisco J. Sanchez addresses the crowd

Keynote Speaker: Francisco J. Sanchez
Moderator: Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy

Marcelo Zorovich, 2011 Resident Fellow at the Center, asks a question about trade with Brazil



Miami, Florida

The Impact of Globalization on Latin America: Case studies on Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

November 4, 2011

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Panelists (L to R): Alfredo Thorne, Principal, Thorne Capital, Lima, Peru; Mauricio Reina, Research Associate, Fedesarrollo, Bogotá, Colombia; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Murillo de Aragão, President, Arko Advice Pesquisas, Brasilia, Brazil

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Panelist: Alfredo Thorne

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Panelist: Mauricio Reina

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Panelist: Murillo de Aragão



Miami, Florida

The Economic and Social Impacts of Globalization on Latin America

October 6, 2011

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Panelists (L to R): Claudio Loser, CEO and President, Centennial-Latin America; Senior Fellow, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.; Roberto Bouzas, Chairman and Professor, Social Sciences Department, and Academic Director, Master’s on International Relations and Negotiations, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Patricio Navia, Master Teacher of Global Cultures, Liberal Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University, New York; Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile

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Panelist: Claudio Loser

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Panelist: Roberto Bouzas

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Panelist: Patricio Navia



Miami, Florida

Women in the Americas: Empowerment and Leadership

September 16, 2011

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Featured Speaker: Donna Shalala President, University of Miami

Panel I - Women Advancing Political Leadership

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Panelists (L to R):  María Isabel Rueda, Columnist, El Tiempo, Bogotá; Former Congresswoman of Colombia; Vivian Roza, Coordinator, Program for the Support of Women’s Leadership and Representation (PROLEAD), Gender and Diversity Unit, Social Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.; María de los Angeles Fernández Ramil, Executive Director, Chile 21 Foundation, Santiago, Chile Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Danielle Saint-Lot, Founder, Femmes en Democratie, Global Network Affiliate Chapter of Vital Voices in Haiti; Former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Haiti

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Panelist: María Isabel Rueda

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Panelist: Vivian Roza

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Panelist: María de los Angeles Fernández Ramil

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Panelist: Danielle Saint-Lot

Panel II - Women Participating in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology

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Panelists (L to R): Silvia de Torres Carbonell, Director Center for Entrepreneurship (IAE), Austral University, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Isabel Noboa Pontón, CEO, Nobis Consortium, Guayaquil, Ecuador; Karen Poniachik, Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, Former Minister of Mining of Chile; Angela Camacho, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Latin America, Fort Lauderdale

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Panelist: Silvia de Torres Carbonell

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Panelist: Isabel Noboa Pontón

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Panelist: Angela Camacho

Panel III - Women Influencing the Economic and Development Agendas

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Panelists (L to R): Mayra Buvinic, Consultant and Former Sector Director of the Gender and Development Group, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) Network, World Bank, Washington, D.C.; Karen Poniachik, Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Former Minister of Mining of Chile; Maria Claudia Méndez, President, Orígenes Bolivia SRL, and Vital Voices – FORTUNE/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership, La Paz, Bolivia

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Panelist: Mayra Buvinic

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Panelist: Karen Poniachik

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Panelist: Maria Claudia Méndez



Miami, Florida

The Economic Impact of Globalization on Latin America: Task Force, Session 1

June 29, 2011

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Panelists (L to R): Alberto Bernal-León, Head of Macroeconomic Strategy Emerging Markets Research, Bulltick LLC, Miami, Florida; Roberto Salinas León, President and CEO, Mexico Business Forum,Mexico, City; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; John Price, Managing Director of Americas Market Intelligence, Miami, Florida

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Panelist: Roberto Salinas León

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Panelist: Alberto Bernal-León

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Panelist: John Price



Miami, Florida

Poverty Reduction in Latin America: What Works and Why

May 18, 2011

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Featured Speaker: Santiago Levy

Panel I – Developing Human Capital – Decent Care, Self-Esteem and Healthymagination Initiative

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Panelists (L to R): Ricaurte “Catín” Vásquez, President & CEO, Central America & the Caribbean, General Electric Corporation, Panama; Evelyne Rodríguez, Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Reverend Canon Ted Karpf, Director of Development, School of Theology, Boston University; Christina Berton, Founder, Amara Fundación Pro Autoestima, Mexico City

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Panelist: Ricaurte “Catín” Vásquez

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Panelist: Reverend Canon Ted Karpf

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Panelist: Christina Berton

Panel II - Developing Human Capital – Education, Technology, and Conditional Cash Transfers

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Panelists (L to R): Evelyne Rodríguez, Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Robert Hacker, Chief Financial Officer, One Laptop per Child, Miami; Luanne Zurlo, Executive Director, Worldfund, New York; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy

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Panelist: Evelyne Rodríguez

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Panelist: Robert Hacker

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Panelist: Luanne Zurlo

Panel III - Creating Income Opportunities

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Panelists (L to R): Uriel Galicia, Director, Financial Education Program, BBVA Bancomer, Mexico City; Carola Alvarez, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.; Carmen Velasco, Co-Founder and Director, PROMUJER, Lima, Peru; Evelyne Rodríguez, Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

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Panelist: Uriel Galicia

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Panelist: Carola Alvarez

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Panelist: Carmen Velasco