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Mon, 18 Mar 2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Wakalua Innovation Hub

Barrabes Growth Space Mendez Alvaro, 9. Planta 0 (Metro Atocha), Madrid 28045, Spain

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Join us for a panel discussion on Women in Tourism with the UN World Tourism Organization. Learn about the industry, opportunities across communications, marketing, policy and legal roles, and hear about the most recent developments that are shaping tourism around the world. We are proud to be co-hosting the event at the UNWTO's Innovation Hub.

18:00 - 18:15 Welcome
Natalia Bayona, Senior Expert, Innovation and Digital Transformation, UNWTO

18:15 - 19:00 Panel Session: Women in Tourism and Diplomacy
Speakers to be announced.

19:00 – 19:15 Closing remarks

19:15 – 20:00 Closing cocktail



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Wakalua Innovation Hub

Barrabes Growth Space Mendez Alvaro, 9. Planta 0 (Metro Atocha), Madrid 28045, Spain

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Taryn Andersen

Investor Relations Director

THCAP Venture Capital

Taryn has more than 15 years of experience in the world of finance, private banking and asset management. She has held management positions in GBS Finanzas, Banco Urquijo (Sabadell), Grupo Financiero Riva y Garcia, and ING-Nationale Nederlanden. Expert in negotiation, planning, collection and asset management. Co-founder of Impulse4Women. She graduated from IESE Business School: PLD (IESE) and BBA (FERT – UNEDE). She is the director of investor relations at Telegraph Hill Capital, specialized in fast-growing companies, mainly in the US and Europe. 

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Natalia Bayona

Senior Expert, Innovation and Digital Transformation

UN World Tourism Organization

Natalia is leading the Innovation and Digital Transformation Strategy at United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Before joining the UNWTO in March 2018, Natalia was Vice-President of International Business Development at the South Summit, incharge of building new business opportunities between the European Union, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. She also spent 10 years at ProColombia in Bogota, most recently as Head of Tourism.

 

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Natalia Bayona

Senior Expert, Innovation and Digital Transformation

UN World Tourism Organization

Natalia is leading the Innovation and Digital Transformation Strategy at United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Before joining the UNWTO in March 2018, Natalia was Vice-President of International Business Development at the South Summit, incharge of building new business opportunities between the European Union, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. She also spent 10 years at ProColombia in Bogota, most recently as Head of Tourism.

 

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Alicia Gomez

Legal Counsel

UN World Tourism Organization

Alicia Gomez is the Legal Counsel of the World Tourism Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations. In her current position, she provides legal advice to the Organization and its Member States and she has also pursued with success the negotiation and approval of the first multilateral treaty of the Organization in the field of tourism, the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics. Ms. Alicia has been working for the United Nations for the last 15 years, and before joining UNWTO she was based in Denmark, travelling regularly to UN regional and country offices in Africa to provide training and advice in legal issues and technical assistance projects. Alicia is a French/Spanish national with a Masters Degree in Law, and is specialized in International Public and Private Law.


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Sandra Carvão

Chief of Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness

UN World Tourism Organization

Sandra Carvão is Chief of Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) since June 2018. Before that, she was Chief of Communications and Publications for 8 years until May 2018 where she was responsible for UNWTO’s strategic positioning.



Prior to this post, Sandra was Deputy Chief at UNWTO’s Market Trends, Competitiveness and Trade in Tourism Services Department between 2007 and 2010. During this period, Sandra coordinated the Tourism Resilience Committee created by UNWTO to address the impacts of the global economic crisis 2008-2009 on tourism. Prior to joining UNWTO in 2003, Sandra held a position as market manager in the Portuguese National Tourist Office in Lisbon. Sandra has a degree in International Relations, Economics Branch, by the Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas/Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and a postgraduate degree in Marketing by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.


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