The J.Jobe Soffa and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Visitor Fund
“Latin America’s New Stature in the Global Economy”
a talk by
Dr. Luz María de la Mora Sánchez
November 15, 2010 / 4:00 p.m.
Pyle Center, Room 121
Dr. Luz María de la Mora Sánchez, an expert in foreign trade relations and international public policy, has held multiple posts within the Mexican government representing their interests in foreign trade negotiations. She has served as undersecretary for Economic Relations and International Cooperation at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as assistant undersecretary for International Trade Negotiations in Mexico’s Ministry of Economy. She headed Mexico’s trade offices in Brussels and Montevideo, and worked at the NAFTA office in Washington, DC.
Dr. Luz María de la Mora Sánchez has a BA in International Relations from El Colegio de Mexico, an MA in International Political Economy from Carleton University in Ottawa, and a PhD in Political Science from Yale University.
She has been a Fulbright scholar, a Government of Canada Award holder, and a research fellow at both the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (San Diego, CA) and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C.
A member of Mexico’s Council of Foreign Affairs, she is currently visiting professor in the International Studies Division at the Center for Economic Research and Teaching in Mexico City where she lectures on trade and development. She is also a founding member of the first Women Entrepreneur’s Network within the Initiative Pathways to Prosperity that includes 14 countries in the Western Hemisphere.
The J. Jobe Soffa and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Visitor Fund provides regular lectures on contemporary issues of global significance. Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa (‘46 BA L&S) established this fund to bring renowned women from across the globe to lecture. In five years, the speakers have been well-known leaders in the struggle for human rights and understanding. Learn more about the series and past speakers.
The Division of International Studies, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) sponsor this public lecture.