Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America: New opportunities in a changing scenario

15 Mar - 17 Mar 2017

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center

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Women Lawyers’ Breakfast
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center


Public and Professional Interest Division (Lead)
Section on Public and Professional Interest (Lead)
Women Lawyers' Committee (Lead)


The IBA Women Lawyers’ Interest Group is proud to present a breakfast session where attendees will hear from a prominent speaker about why gender equality is an imperative in both business and politics. Participants will also discuss the role lawyers can play in bringing about equality. Breakfast Programme 0745 – 0805 Networking breakfast 0805 – 0810 Introduction to keynote speaker 0810 – 0830 Keynote speech Sonia Dula Vice Chairman Latin America, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York Sonia Dula is the Vice Chairman for Latin America at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and one of the most respected professionals in the Americas. Having been division head in major financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, CEO of media companies as Telemundo Studios Mexico and Grupo Latino de Radio, and serving as board member of multiple non-profit organisations in the arts and microfinance, Sonia Dula’s career demonstrates how women can overcome gender inequality to reach positions of leadership. Winner of multiple awards, including 100 Most Influential Leaders by Hispanic Business and Top 30 Business Women by Latino Business Chronicle, a Harvard Graduate and Stanford MBA, Sonia Dula has long been at the forefront of women business leaders. 0830 – 0845 Q&A Session 0845 – 0850 Breakfast closing Entry is by ticket only