MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vice President of the Dominican Republic, Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, confirmed her participation in Latino Impact Summit 2016, which will take place at the United Nations on September 8.
Cedeño de Fernández will have a discussion with Ismael Cala about the role of women in regional politics. The Dominican Vice President, who has a Doctorate in Law Cum Laude from Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, was appointed Special Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), among other responsibilities.
Latino Impact Summit 2016 also confirmed the presence of Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Domit, who will receive the award "The New Generation of Social Entrepreneurship."
Slim Domit is Chairman of the Board of Telmex, América Móvil, Grupo Carso and Grupo Sanborns. He is the son of businessman Carlos Slim, and has a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Anáhuac.
During the event Angelica Fuentes and Dr. Luis Ubiñas will be recognized with special awards. Henry A. Fernández, one of the most important executives in the finance world, will have a dialogue with Ismael Cala.
Latino Impact Summit 2016 is one of the first events completely in Spanish at the United Nations. The objective is to create an opportunity to discuss real issues affecting the region, as well as the challenges and opportunities related to Sustainable Development Objectives.
Among those confirmed to be present are Juan José Gómez Camacho, Mexico's Ambassador to the UN, Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg, founder and President of Strategic Investment Group and YOA Orchestra of the Americas, Yoani Sánchez, Cuban blogger and journalist, Gaby Pacheco, Program Director at The Dream US, Freddy J. Balsera, founder and managing partner of Balsera Communications, Héctor Sánchez, President of National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, Enrique Acevedo, a host for Univision's Television News, Mariana Atencio, journalist and host on Fusion, María Elena Salinas, co-host on Univision's Television News, Bettina Bulgheroni, President of Fundación Puentes de Esperanza, and Arturo Condo, former dean of INCAE Business School.
The summit is being led by social entrepreneurs and businessmen Ismael Cala and Sergio Fernández de Córdova, who head the entities the Ismael Cala Foundation and PVBLIC Foundation, respectively. Univisión is the Hispanic partner for the event.
Find more information at LatinoImpactSummit.org
ABOUT ISMAEL CALA
Communicator, author and international conference speaker on personal development and leadership. For more than five years, he presented the show CALA at prime time on CNN en Español. His message of social entrepreneurship, mindfulness and well-being is a reference for millions of people who follow his work in books, seminars, workshops and conferences throughout Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Author of the bestsellers, "La vida es una piñata" [Life is a piñata], "El analfabeto emocional" [The Emotional Illiterate], "Cala y Cruz: Las dos caras de la comunicación" [The two faces of communication], "El secreto del bambú" [The secret of bamboo], "Un buen hijo de P" [A real son of a B] and "El poder de escuchar" [The power of listening].
ABOUT SERGIO FERNÁNDEZ DE CÓRDOVA
Sergio Fernández de Córdova is an internationally recognized businessman, and an investor and philanthropist in Spanish-speaking Latin America. He works at the center of communication media, and in the sector of public-private alliances for social impact. In 2012 he co-founded—and is the current president—of the PVBLIC Foundation (pvblic.org) and PVBLIC LaTam.
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