Ambassador Guerra-Mondragon visiting UW on 5/30
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|Former Chilean Ambassador and Fulbright Board Member Coming to the University of Washington
Ambassador Guerra-Mondragón’s Visit: Wednesday, May 30
12:30 – 1:30 pm, Presentation, BAEEC Room 310
The Ambassador will discuss the Fulbright program, his diplomatic career, and his current international consulting career dealing with doing business in Latin America. Open to UW and Seattle U faculty and students, Fulbright alums, and current visiting Fulbrighters. No RSVP Required.
1:30 – 2:30 pm, Reception, BAEEC Douglas Forum
Join us for coffee, cookies, and informal conversations with the Ambassador and others interested in the Fulbright program. No RSVP required.
Ambassador Gabriel Guerra-Mondragón was appointed by President Barack Obama in September 2011 to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ambassador Guerra-Mondragón presently heads an international consulting firm, based in New York, to advise U.S. companies that want to do business in Latin America and the Caribbean, and vice versa. In addition, Guerra and Associates advises foreign governments on which U.S. firms they should link with in order to advance mutual interests. Government clients include Mexico, Peru, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Catalonia in Spain.
Previously, Ambassador Guerra-Mondragón was United States Ambassador to Chile from 1994 until 1998. He has enjoyed a varied career in diplomacy, business, politics and law.
Prior to his position, Ambassador Guerra-Mondragón was President of TKC International, Inc., an international government relations firm in Washington, D.C. His domestic and international clients included the governments of Aruba, Azerbaijan, Catalonia, Japan, Mexico, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and major international companies such as Bunge y Born and France Telecom.