Minister of Government of the Province of Buenos Aires
President of the Provincial Council of Women
Vice President of the Justicialist Party in the State of Buenos Aires.
Architect graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the National University of Buenos Aires. Master in Cultural Management of MERCOSUR at the University of Palermo and distinguished as Honorary Professor of the Department of Architecture and Environment. Faculty of Architecture, Design, Art and Planning, University of Morón.
Among her most recent responsibilities Cristina, was Minister of Infrastructure of the Province of Buenos Aires, Vice President of the Latin American Parliament (Delegation Argentina), President ad-honorem of the National Institute of Historical Research and member of Eva Peron, president of the Cultural Institute of the Province of Buenos Aires, Under Secretary of Culture of the Province of Buenos Aires and president of the Institute of Social Welfare of the Province of Buenos Aires.
Within her political activities she was National Congresswoman of Frente para la Victoria Party (PJ), Vice President of the Commission on Addiction Prevention and Control of Narcotics of the National Congress, President-in -Office of the Justicialist Party in the Province of Buenos Aires and Founder of the political Organization Peronismo 2020.
Ana María Salazar
Senior Adviser of UNWOMEN in New York
Graduated Cum Laude Doctor in Political Science and Sociology, Law Graduate by University Complutense of Madrid, European MBA by the École des Affaires and worked as an expert in European Communities for the Diplomatic School of Madrid, Expert in National Defense (CESEDEN, Superior Centre of National Defense Studies) and Diplomat in Training Trainers in Social Corporate Responsibility by University of Buenos Aires, PNUD (Spanish Fund of the United Nations).
Throughout her professional career, she has combined law with holding high level posts in public administrations such as Director General of Tourism in Castilla La Mancha (1992-1995) and Manager of the Official School of Tourism in Spain of the Ministry of Economy (1995-2000).
As an expert in international relations, she has led many projects of cooperation for development in institutional strengthening, gender policies, governance and economic empowerment of women through tourism. In June 2011 she received the Women Together award at the UN headquarters in New York, as recognition for her professional career within the fields of public life and teaching. Particularly, for her excellent work regarding women’s empowerment in developing countries.
Full bios of speakers and attendees can be found here.
Additional Scheduled Speakers and Attendees:
Democratic Republic of the Congo:Mfil Filawo President Transportation Deptartment
Ecuador:Enrique Ponce Chiriboga Secretary Environmental Risk Management
Rectora University of Encarnacion
United States of America:
Wendy Lucas Associate Provost for Assessment & Enrollment Support University of Central Arkansas Jim McKenzie Executive Director Central Arkansas Planning Steve Runge Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs University of Central Arkansas Joe Smith Mayor North Little Rock, Arkansas Jane Ann Williams Assistant Provost/Director of International Engagement University of Central Arkansas