Join the Club at the Ambassador's Residence and celebrate the holiday season with your Harvard friends and family!
||HE Nathalie Cely Suarez, Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador
Please be prompt. Business attire is appropriate.
MEMBERS and their guests-$40.00 each (each member may bring guests.)
Nonmembers may also attend.-$65.00
6:30-6:45 registration of guests
6:45-7:15 Ambassador Cely
Biography of the Ambassador:
Nathalie Cely Suárez became ambassador of Ecuador to the United States on Jan. 18 of this year..
Ambassador Cely previously served as president of the Council of Production and a member of the Government Council at the Ministry of Coordination of Production, Employment and Competitiveness (2009-11), as well as president of the Council of Social Development and a member of the Government Council at the Ministry of Coordination of Social Development (2007-09).
She was also president of Edúcate, an organization that works to improve the quality of education and employability of vulnerable communities through information technology, and president of Stratega, which works for the economic inclusion of micro and small businesses (2003-07).
In 2002, Ambassador Cely founded Stratega BDS, a consulting firm specializing in issues related to economic development and the local development of information technologies. In addition, she was a research and teaching assistant at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard (2001-02), director of the Reform Unit of the National Council for the Modernization of the State (1999-2000), and director of the Bono Solidario program with Consejo Nacional de Modernización del Estado (1998-99), designing and implementing a cash subsidy that targeted the poorest populations in Ecuador, among other dutues.
She is also the author of numerous publications that can be viewed on www.nathaliecely.com.
Ambassador Cely received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Universidad Católica de Guayaquil in Ecuador, a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and was a Ph.D. candidate in economics and development from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO).
This event benefits the Harvard Club. The cost is $40. per member and $65. for nonmembers.
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