As a business in "America's Next Great Global City," members of this Council explore international trade and investment opportunities and connect with resources that can assist with navigating foreign financing, import/export regulations, and other key components of the international business toolkit.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. | Presentation: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Topic:
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC): is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty.Speaker:
Cynthia Huger, VP, Department of Administration and Finance and CFO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
MCC is an independent U.S. government agency that works to reduce global poverty through economic growth. MCC provides time-limited grants and assistance to developing countries that meet rigorous standards for good governance, from fighting corruption to respecting democratic rights. MCC works with country partners to improve investment environments, and increase opportunities for the private sector and businesses. Through market-based reforms and innovative public-private partnerships, MCC works to draw in private investment. MCC's investments in economic growth advance security and stability around the world, and open up new trade and business opportunities by lowering risk.
VP Huger will discuss partnership, investment, and procurement opportunities associated with MCC's global portfolio. Since 2004, MCC has signed 36 compacts worth more than $12 billion with countries around the world. MCC oversees all procurement processes to ensure that contracts are open, transparent, free of corruption, and provide the best value to American taxpayers. By working with MCC, partners have the opportunity to do well while doing good.INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP?
Contact Terry Leibowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-844-3644Due to limited capacity, registration for Council luncheons is required. Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the Monday before the Council. Partnership Councils are complimentary and open to all member company employees.
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