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WFAmericas 2019 Presentation
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Programme Women's Forum Americas
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Ivy Plus European Leaders 

is delighted to invite you to the 

 Women's Forum Americas 

A prestigious 2-day International Meeting in the
University of the Cloister of Sor Juana 
in the historic center of Mexico City

Thursday 30 May & Friday 31 May, 2019


and a Gala Reception
Los Pinos
The former official residence and office of the President of 

This is a chance for you to be part of the conversation,
and to become a change-making actor of tomorrow.

As the top international Forum of its kind, the Women’s Forum brings together high-level leaders and experts across disciplines to learn and discover side by side.  It is also an incomparable environment for networking and business opportunities. 

Be inspired by and debate with more than 1000 global leaders 

Among Confirmed Speakers of the Women's Forum Americas 2019:

Christine Lagarde, Head of IMF
Daniel Bandle, CEO Mexico AXA
Graciela Marques Colin, Minister of Economy, Mexico
Jean-Baptiste Baudin de la Valette, Director USA & Caribbean Bouygues
Marlène Schiappa, French Secretary of State for Equality
H.E. Anne Grillo Ambassador of France to Mexico
Frank Holder, Director Berkeley Research Group
Paula Santili, CEO PepsiCo, Latin America
Saskia Sassen, Professor Columbia University
Claudia Sheinbaum, Scientist Nobel Prize Winner & Mayor of Mexico City
(see full list in the program)

In the exclusive partnership agreement, the Women's Forum Americas invites Ivy Plus European Leaders think tank and alumni network at the special rate of 600€ (which is 50% off the public rate of 1200€) per person.  
The price covers all events during 2 days, meetings, conferences, breakfasts, lunches and the

Gala Dinner.
As a delegate to the Women's Forum you also benefit from a partnership rate at

Hotel Hilton Reforma. 

Additionally, the Women’s Forum Americas  offers one complimentary pass for one adult child of each female delegate. These delegates must also be registered. 

Please find below the personal letter of invitation Chiara Corrazza CEO of Women's Forum and the program of the Women's Forum Americas 2019. 





Dear valued Ivy Plus European Leaders and Stanford Europe Leaders members,


We are delighted to offer you a special Ivy Plus European Leaders and Stanford Europe Leaders invitation to attend Women’s Forum Americas.


The event will take place on the 30th and 31st of May 2019 at Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana in Mexico City and a gala reception on the 30th at Los Pinos.


With the theme “Taking the lead for inclusion: United to break the silence,” Women’s Forum Americas will engage more than 1000 global leaders in the solution-oriented discussions that will encourage women to speak up and improve their positions in their communities. The 2-day Meeting will focus on scaling up the impact of existing solutions, identifying innovative approaches to empowering women, and reinforcing an inclusive society.  


It is our pleasure to offer you an exclusive Network Agreement rate of 600 EUR per person instead of the public rate of 1200 EUR per person. In order to register at this rate, please CLICK HERE.


Your participation will include the following:


  • 1000 influential business, institutional and political leaders from the Americas and beyond, gathering to engage in high-level debates and move towards concrete solutions
  • Plenary sessions, more than 15 sessions and 100 speakers
  • Networking opportunities, including a breakfast and lunch, along with the gala evening, during the two days of the Forum
  • High-level Special Delegations represented
  • Access to the Women’s Forum Global Network of 5000 active members for a year; from the Women’s Forum past events – Women’s Forum CanadaWomen’s Forum Singapore, and Global Meeting 2018, as well as the upcoming Women’s Forum Asia and Global Meeting 2019 in Paris.

List of Selected Confirmed Speakers:


Keynote Speaker: Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF

Master of Ceremony: Ana María Salazar, Journalist- Analyst


Luisa María Alcalde Luján Secretary of Labor Government of Mexico

Maria Ariza CEO BIVA MX

Daniel Bandle, CEO Mexico AXA

Yas Banifatemi, Partner, Head of International Law Shearman & Sterling

Jean Baptiste Baudin de la Valette, Regional Director USA and Caribbean Bouygues Construction

Christiane Bergevin, Chairwoman, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Lourdes Berho, President, Alchemia

Bettina Bulgheroni, Founder, Fundación Educando

Peter Burman, President, EF

Lydia Cacho, Journalist, Writer & Activist

Tatiana Clouthier, Representative Congress of the Union of Mexico

Chiara Corazza, CEO, Women's Forum for the Economy & Society

Fausto Costa, Executive President, Nestlé Mexico

Larissa Crawford, Anti-Racism Consultant, Larissa Crawford Speaks

Laurence Cuvellier, Journalist, France 24

Gina Diez Barroso, Chairwoman, Dalia Empower

María Jimena Duzán, Journalist & Activist

Anne Engérant, CEO LatinAmerica, RB

Mónica Flores, President Latin America, ManpowerGroup

Alejandra Frausto Guerrero, Secretary of Culture Government of Mexico

Nina Gardner, Director, Strategy International

Arancha González, Executive Director, International TradeCenter

Yussel Nathán González Páez, Reporter AFP

H.E. Anne Grillo French Ambassador to Mexico

Rebeca Grynspan, Ibero-American Secretary-General, SEGIB

Frank L. Holder, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group

Hanna Jaff, Founder, Jaff Foundation

Claudia Jañez, President, CEEG

Altair Jarabo, Actress

Augusto Lopez Claros, Senior Fellow School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Graciela Márquez Colín, Secretary of Economy Government of Mexico

Luz Marina Martinez, CFO, ABB Mexico

Alba Medina, Investor & Entrepreneur, Independent Financial Advisor & Co-founder of Dalia Empower

Sandra Morales, Founder & CEO, GirlPower

Carlos Moreno, Scientific Director "Entrepreneurship, Territory, Innovation” – Panthéon Sorbonne University

Gabriela Ramos, Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20, OECD

Mia Pearson, CEO, MSL Canada

Gabriela Rocha, Partner & COO, Laboratoria

John Rossant, Chairman, NewCities Foundation

Jennifer Salinas, Executive Director of IP Litigation, Worldwide, Lenovo

Olga Sánchez Cordero, Secretary of Interior Government of Mexico

Olga Segura, Producer & Actress

Paula Santilli, CEO Latin America, PepsiCo

Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Marlène Schiappa, Secretary of Equality between the women and

the men, Government of France

Claudia Sheinbaum, Head of Government of Mexico City

Kristina Tsvetanova, Co-Founder & CEO, BLITAB

Elizabeth A. Vazquez, President, CEO, and Co-Founder WEConnect International



Additionally, please note that, in the spirit of inclusivity, Women’s Forum Americas is proud to offer one complimentary pass for one child of each female delegate.

*Each mother can invite a child who is at least 20 years old. These delegates must also be registered in order to attend the event, no exceptions will be made.


With regards of accommodation. We are pleased to inform you about our partnership with Hotel Hilton Reforma, to benefit for the reduced rate please click here.


We hope to welcome many of you to Women’s Forum Americas this year! 







Chiara Corazza


Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society


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