International Hot Topic Series: Brazil Today

Thursday, July 18, 2013

International Hot Topic Series: Brazil Today


Susana Gonzales-Murillo
Vice President, Country Manager Latin America/Canada/Spain/Portugal

Thursday, July 18, 2013
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle
1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500
Downtown Seattle

$10 for students
$20 for members
$30 for non-members
$35 at the door



Join the Trade Development Alliance as we look at the rapidly changing events taking place in Brazil today from a business and trade perspective.

In recent years Brazil has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world, reaching a peak GDP growth rate of 7.5% in 2010, its highest in 25 years. In the midst of this growth Brazil faces challenges and opportunities with a rising middle class, recent protests and growing infrastructure needs. Join the Trade Development Alliance for the kickoff of our International Hot Topic Series as we look at what is taking place in Brazil today.

Susana Gonzalez-Murillo is a Vice President at U.S. Bank. She serves as country manager for Latin America, Canada, Spain and Portugal, and is responsible for providing current and prospective customers with information on how international banking services involving Pacific Northwest, Latin America and Canada work to facilitate business transactions in these markets.

Prior to joining the bank she worked as a consultant for Leader Trade and Finance, Inc., in the International Banking Division of Security Pacific Bank, Seattle, in public relations for L.A.B. Airlines, and at the Bolivian Embassy in Paris, France. A graduate of La Sorbonne in Paris, France, Ms. Gonzalez-Murillo holds an Associate of Arts Degree in French Language. She has continued her education at the American Institute of Banking (AIB) and the University of Portland’s Northwest Intermediate Banking School. She also is a graduate of the Pacific Rim Bankers Program at the University of Washington, where she received an Outstanding Achievement Award.


About the International Hot Topic Series

Keep your finger on the pulse of the fast-moving world of international business and trade. From current events in Brazil to transitioning Myanmar you’ll gain the latest insights into world events from a business perspective.


Registration: The cost for the program is $10 for students, $20 for members, $30 for non-members and $35 at the door. Please register online or contact Samantha Paxton at [email protected] or (206) 389-7319.

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World Affairs Council

World Trade Center Tacoma

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