Dr. Helene Gayle, president of Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gates Foundation.
Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Spain, received the Global Gift Women’s Empowerment Award for her work supporting social programs that improve quality of life and care for immigrants in the United States.
The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Roberto “Bobby” Murray Meza, who passed away on July 27, 2022 at the age of 76. Murray was CEO of Grupo Agrisal, president of the Fundación Rafael Meza Ayau, one of 500 Latin American leaders identified by Bloomberg Línea in 2021, and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 1994.
Claudia López, mayor of Bogotá, was selected as the next president of Metropolis, an organization focused on connecting leaders from metropolitan areas from around the world in order to share knowledge and collaborate on common problems.
José Ángel Gurría, former secretary-general of the OECD, was chosen to be the next president of the Paris Peace Forum starting in March 2023.
Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard announced this week that Alicia Bárcena will serve as the next Mexican Ambassador in Chile.
Jacqueline Pitanguy has recently published a book titled Feminismo no Brasil: Memórias de quem fez acontecer or “Feminism in Brazil: Memories of those who made it happen” alongside Branca Moreira Alves.
The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of John Porter, who passed away at a hospital in Fairfax County, Virginia at the age of 87. Porter was a 10-term congressman and was a member of the Dialogue since 2001.
Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022.
Former United States Ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Liberty Latin America.
Dr. Helene Gayle, former president and CEO of CARE and current president and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, has been selected as president of Spelman College.
Christiana Figueres was awarded the honorary title of “Dame of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Julissa Reynoso, former chief of staff to the First Lady Jill Biden and former US Ambassador to Uruguay, was sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on January 6, 2022.
Sylvia Escovar has been chosen to lead as the new strategic president of EPS Sanitas Comprehensive Health Group, a company that offers health care services and economic benefits to its members.
Mia Amor Mottley was sworn in for her second term as Prime Minister of Barbados in the nation’s first general election since it became a republic last year. Preliminary results show that her governing party won in a landslide victory, winning every seat in the national legislature.