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“The AIESEC Alumni Leadership Summit will offer a great opportunity to expand knowledge of leadership, education, third sector and business”

Press Release

August 4, 2022, San Juan, Puerto Rico – The international network of professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs worldwide, will meet in Puerto Rico to celebrate the AIESEC Alumni Leadership Summit (AALS), with the purpose of promoting business relations and seeking investment opportunities among participating countries. The event will take place from August 11th to 14th at the Hotel Verdanza in Isla Verde, from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm.

AIESEC is an international organization made up of professionals and volunteers with the mission of forging leaders to create well-being, social programs and business development in society, strengthening multicultural ties. The AIESEC Alumni Leadership Summit is the annual meeting of the Ibero-American chapter of the association with the aim of providing a space for the leaders of the network to participate and be part of the decisions for the future of the organization, contributing to and impacting the business world.

During the Summit, three important forums will be offered divided into the topics of: Business, Education and Non-Profit Organizations and their impact on the community. Over 39 speakers have confirmed their participation, including presidents, CFO’s and CEOs in different sectors of the private industry, government and members of AIESEC Alumni. Likewise, they will be available for business meetings, appointments with internship companies, universities, a “Global Village” meeting, in addition to celebrating commercial and sociocultural interconnection during the Summit.

Businessmen and professionals from various industries from Ecuador, Germany, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, United States and Puerto Rico, will participate in the AIESEC Alumni Summit. Among the industries represented by the international delegates are: technology, investments, insurance, automotive, distribution, education, marketing, logistics, technology, food, pharmaceuticals, franchises, sustainable products, recycling, consulting and human resources.

It is estimated that the event will generate an economic impact on the island of half a million dollars.

The forums are open to the general public, professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and all AIESECers. For additional information and registration, you can access or call (787)627-6634.

Forum Information

Thursday, August 11 – Business Forum: Expansion and Investment Strategies in the Face of a Challenging Economy

With the participation of international businessmen and senior officials of the Government of Puerto Rico. Topics to be discuss include: business opportunities in Puerto Rico; foreign trade free zone; export services and strategic projects, as well as funds and strategies to position Puerto Rico as a place of business.

Among the confirmed speakers are: Hon. Omar Marrero, Secretary of State; Hon. Manuel Cidre, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce; George Ramirez, President of Hecho en PR; Mr. José Burgos, Director of the US Dept of Commerce; Carlos Mercado, Director of the PR Tourism Company.

Target: Businesspeople, professionals and the general public interested in knowing the business offer in PR and meeting foreign contacts for future opportunities.

Friday, August 12- Summit of Non-Profit Organizations-

The goal of the First Summit of Non-Profit Organizations is to strengthen them through alliances that promote the sustainability of the sector. During the first part of this Summit, a group of leaders from the nonprofit sector will be sharing: how their organizations developed; what challenges they faced; how they overcame them; and how they diversified their funds to continue growing.

In the second section, the Study of the NGOs will be presented as well as relevant data for the sector in charge of Estudios Tecnicos. Resident Commissioner Jennifer González will speak about the availability of funds for the organizations. During the third section, a Panel of Foundations will be presenting: how the sector has changed; what population they are currently focused on and; what causes they wish to attend to prospectively.

Saturday, August 13 – International Education Forum: Impact of the Transformation of Higher Education Worldwide, Let’s Strengthen Ties of Opportunities,

The forum has brought together important leaders of the education sector in PR, including the government, higher education institutions, non-profit organizations aligned with the education and private sector.

Among the main objectives are: Attracting students from around the world to pursue higher education in PR at an attractive cost with extraordinary quality and evaluate collaboration agreements for various projects around education.

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