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Global Connections – Skills of Yesterday and Today: Where from here?

Friday, March 29, 2019, WorldCity held a very special Global Connections event in honor of International Women’s Month. The event introduced a new WorldCity format where guests participated in separate interactive sessions. The discussions were led by Marilia Maya of Western Union, Eduardo Coello of Visa, Deena Piquion of Tech Data, Roberto Ricossa of F5…

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Millennials: youth in the workforce

Lazy. Entitled. Can’t turn off their phones. These were some of the stereotypes shared by older audience members about millennials as the Global Connections event organized to better understand that generation got under way. The three panelists, all millennials, had their own words to describe baby boomers: steadfast, unadaptive, traditional. So what can organizations learn…

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The Pulse of Healthcare in Latin America

What is the future of healthcare of Latin America, and is that future promising in the markets that make up the region? WorldCity’s latest Global Connections event centered on that, led by a panel of experts with a finger on the pulse of what is working well in this industry in that area of the…

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Cyber Security: Understanding the Threats

    There are two types of companies. Those that have been hacked, and those that will be hacked. -Robert Mueller, Former Director of the FBI That quote, shared by one of the three panels in front of more than 120 people at the Global Connections forum on cyber security, served as the backdrop for…

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The new power of video

  Video consumption and the use of video in digital marketing are exploding together, not only in the United States but in Latin America as well. That’s what a packed room at the latest Global Connections learned from a panel of executives with an expertise in the use of video. How prevalent is video now…

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10 Takeaways on Brazil’s Dramatic Political and Economic Landscape

WorldCity’s Global Connections event on the condition of Brazil took place the morning after that nation’s highest court opened an investigation into President Michel Temer following a report that he was recorded approving a bribe for imprisoned former House speaker Eduardo Cunha to “keep quiet”. Those events and more created quite the backdrop for discussion…

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Luxury Lifestyle Trends: Characteristics in Latin American Wealth

Subscribe to WorldCityTV on YouTube for the latest interviews and event announcements Become a Global Connections Member today. Click here for more info.   The wealthy in Latin America do not spend their dollars in the same ways as the wealthy in other parts of the world. Tapping into those luxury lifestyle characteristics was what the latest event…

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