Past Event

Brazil Seminar: Fintech, Development & Financial Inclusion

November 9, 2022
6:10 PM - 8:00 PM
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 801

Brazil Seminar: Fintech, Development, and Financial Inclusion in the Global Economy

Speaker(s): Frederic de Mariz, Head of LATAM EGS, UBS; Lecturer in Sustainable Finance, SIPA

Date and time: November 9th, 6:10 pm

Brazil Seminar is a practicum designed to discuss contemporary Brazil's major economic, political, and social problems with leading analysts, activists, business leaders, and public figures. The seminar is unusual in its reliance upon a stream of outside speakers rather than on a fixed syllabus and set of lectures by the instructor only. Former participants include cabinet members, senior representatives of international organizations, academics, civil society activists, and other world-class experts.

During the Fall term, we will primarily focus on social and political factors while also addressing economic and financial issues. We also prioritize a practitioner’s perspective, using Brazil as a reference to discuss challenges that developing nations face in their development path.

This event will be live streamed on the ILAS Youtube page. 


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