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Back to IE HUMANITIES WEEK. Rethink Yourself: Leveraging Humanities for Uniqueness

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

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Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)

Calle de Velázquez, 130, 28006 Madrid, Spain

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IE values the Humanities as a key element in understanding the reality of the world we live in through a global vision and the application of critical thinking. According to many recent studies, studying the Humanities benefits society, individuals and employers. IE Humanities Week 2019 will explore why Humanities matter through a series of workshops, speaker sessions, panels, debates, off-campus arts exhibitions, and more.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Mirenchu Villa Oliveros, Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies Grupo Mutua Madrileña, Vice-Chairwoman Board of Directors of BCI Seguros 
Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director, Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation


AGENDA:

4:30 PM – Opening Words. Diego Alcázar Benjumea, Executive Vice President, IE 

4:35 PM – The Challenge to Create: IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities

In this panel we have the opportunity to get to know some of the winners of the IE Prizes in the Humanities. What made them participate, where their inspiration comes from, what humanities means to them and to society and how they integrate humanities in their lives.  

Agustín Pellecchia, Third Prize in Short Story in Spanish 2018. IMBA 2018
Daniel Bloch, Third Prize in Poetry in English 2017 and Second Prize in Short Essay in English 2018. BBA & BIR
Sofía Rondán, First Prize in Poetry in Spanish 2016 and Third Prize in Poetry in Spanish 2017. MIR 2016
Lucía Naveiro, Second Prize in Short Story 2017. Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media.

Moderator: Susana Torres Prieto, Academic Director of Humanities at IE

5:15 PM – Keynote Speech.

Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director, Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation
Mirenchu Villa Oliveros, Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies Grupo Mutua Madrileña, Vice-Chairwoman Board of Directors of BCI Seguros 
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Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)

Calle de Velázquez, 130, 28006 Madrid, Spain

Speakers

Mirenchu Villa Oliveros

Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies Grupo Mutua Madrileña, Vice-Chairwoman Board of Directors of BCI Seguros

Mutua Madrileña

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirenchu-villa-oliveros-3599698/

Mirenchu Villa is the Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies at Grupo Mutua Madrileña and is Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of BCI Seguros, Chile’s leading non-life insurance company in which Mutua Madrileña owns a stake. Mirenchu is also a member of the Board of Directors of SegurCaixaAdeslas, a leading health insurance and bank-insurance company in Spain that is integrated into the Mutua’s corporate group.

With over 25 years of experience in the insurance business, Mirenchu Villa has played a key role in diversifying Mutua, which includes forming a bank-insurance alliance with CaixaBank, buying 50% of SegurCaixaAdeslas, and acquiring 40% of the Chilean company BCI Seguros.

Before joining Grupo Mutua, she worked as a consultant at McKinsey for eleven years, and later in CESCE and AON Spain, where she held different positions until joining Mutua in 2004 as Business Development Director.

During her 15 years at Mutua Madrileña, she has been in charge of different management areas and has worked in both the group’s corporate development and in managing its businesses.

She has held several roles at Grupo Mutua, including General Manager of Management Control, Strategic and Financial Policy, and Deputy General Manager of Insurance Business from 2015 to 2018, overseeing the management of all insurance branches in which the group operates. Mutua ended the year as Spain’s leading company in general insurance.

Mirenchu Villa has a degree in Ancient and Medieval History and graduated with honours from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1985. She has also taught at several business schools.


Evelio Acevedo

Managing Director

Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation

Evelio joined the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation in 2012 as Managing Director. Previously he worked for Barclays Spain as Head of Corporate Responsibility and Managing Director of The Barclays Foundation. In Barclays he undertook various responsibilities heading several areas such as PR & Corporate Communication, the Country Manager Office, Customer Relations and International Securities Services.

His background has always been the financial industry working also for Banco Sabadell Madrid and London (Corporate Banking, International Trade Finance) and Banco Santander Madrid (Foreing Exchange and International Division).

Evelio studied Law at the Complutense University (Madrid) and Public Relations and Corporate Communications at CENP School in Madrid. He did and Executive Programme in Corporate Responsibility at the Madrid IE Business School.