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2018 Symposium
June 2, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Open to the public

As a part of the Foundation outreach to the community Esperanza is proud to sponser the Fifth Annual Spring Symposium at the Whitehawk Community Center, Whitehawk Ranch, Clio, California.

Our presentations this year will focus on two topics:

Governance on a global scale in the 21st Century: Are We Making Progress?
Presented by Dr. Augusto Lopez Claros, Director of Global Center, International Finance Corporation, World Bank

Is Life Worth Living?
Presented by Hooper Dunbar, Actor, Painter, Lecturer


9:00am Introducton

9:10 - 10:15 Governance on a global scale in the 21st Century: Are We Making Progress?

10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:45 Is Life Worth Living?


Augusto Lopez Claros, Ph.D.

For the 2017-18 academic year Augusto Lopez-Claros is on leave from the World Bank as a Senior Fellow at the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Between 2011 and 2017 he was the Director of the World Bank’s Global Indicators Group, the department responsible for the Bank’s Doing Business report and other international benchmarking studies. Previously he was Chief Economist and Director of the Global Competitiveness Program at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, where he was also the Editor of the Global Competitiveness Report, the Forum’s flagship publication, as well as a number of regional economic reports. Before joining the Forum he worked for several years in the financial sector in London, with a special focus on emerging markets. He was the International Monetary Fund’s Resident Representative in the Russian Federation during the 1990s.

More details at: www.augustolopez-claros.net

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