The Cloister of Sor Juana, in the heart of Mexico City, will receive the most powerful women in the world on May 30 and 31 within the framework of the Women's Forum Americas 2019. Personalities such as the holder of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, the actress Eva Longoria, the General Director in Facebook Mexico, Xóchitl Balzola, the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, together with More than 100 speakers will talk about female leadership in the world.
WF is more than a forum, it is an agenda of empowerment to the present and future to strengthen a society that seeks equity and a better vision of the world. The importance of breaking the silence on discrimination against women in the heart of the capital, in an area that provokes an echo, the Cloister of Sor Juana. The Women's Forum Americas will receive more than 1,500 personalities from throughout the region and the world, where business leaders, activists, institutional and influential policies will promote women's entrepreneurship, gender equality in business, and a greater female presence in the media.
According to the British Financial Times, the Women's Forum is among the five most important and influential forums in the world, however, it is not at all fought with men, on the contrary, several male speakers will also have their space in the Cloister. In the event, all the speakers and guests are important, where dialogue and discussion that seeks to give continuity to promote a sustainable future begins, with the effort of the public and private sector to promote inclusion and gender equality.
According to statistics, the participation of women in the private sector is expected to grow globally, while Latin American women will also have an increase in managerial and executive roles by 2025, compared to men. The event will include plenary sessions and round tables, debates and workshops with more than 30 sessions and 100 speakers, high-level special delegations, as well as access to the Global Network of the Women's Forum of 10,000 active members. one year, among other activities.