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World Economic Forum on Latin America 2013

World Economic Forum on Latin America 2013

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For more information on WEF on Latin America 2013, view this video featuring Jeff Joerres, ManpowerGroup Chairman and CEO, who co-chaired the event in 2012.

How to Unleash Latin America's Greatest Resource: Talentism is the New Capitalism

Read ManpowerGroup's insight paper, "How to Unleash Latin America's Greatest Resource: Talentism is the New Capitalism." As with the mythic and elusive El Dorado, Latin America's natural wealth, its human potential, needs to be discovered and unleashed to unlock the region's riches. Read now »

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Read our press release announcing the participation of ManpowerGroup, World Economic Forum strategic partner, at WEF LATAM.

Download biography and high-resolution image of Mónica Flores.

Latin America has maintained high levels of economic growth and financial resilience, attracting increased foreign investment and tourism and progressing towards poverty alleviation, while building a larger and more demanding middle class. Due to its vast wealth of natural resources, cultural heritage and human capital, the region is fertile ground for novel business and social innovation models that will ensure its comprehensive long-term development. With the support of the Government of Peru and the Forum’s Partners, leaders will discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, under the theme, “Delivering Growth, Strengthening Societies.”

Monica FloresManpowerGroup is a proud strategic partner of the World Economic Forum. Mónica Flores, Regional Managing Director, Latin America, ManpowerGroup Latin America, leads the company’s delegation in Peru. Flores brings nearly 20 years of employment expertise to the critical issue of reforming education systems to strengthen labor markets. Recognized by the Mexican Senate as “Distinguished Woman of the Year”, her advocacy of better working conditions for the people of Mexico includes ensuring access to quality education throughout Latin America. Follow Mónica on Twitter: @mofloresb

Flores is a panelist at the following session:

Education for Employment, Wednesday 24 April 15:45 – 16:45

How can education and training better equip Latin Americans for skilled and productive employment?

Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Ensuring access to quality education

  • Bridging gaps through technology-enabled education

  • Rethinking training and apprenticeship models

  • Addressing the skills mismatch through partnerships