Joice is co-founder and Executive Director of Vetor Brasil, a non-profit which seeks to create an engaged and diverse talent network that leverages the Brazilian public sector. She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP), an MBA and a Master's in Education from Stanford University. Joice previously worked in strategic consulting for seven years in the financial services, agribusiness, aviation and public education sectors. She also served as a Director within the Goiás Department of Education. Joice is a Lemann Fellow, Education Pioneers Fellow, Fundação Estudar Scholar and Person of the Year Fellow of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.
SILVERIO ZEBRAL FILHO
Silverio serves as Head of the Government Innovation Unit at the Organization of American States (OAS) and is a founding partner of LAG – LATAM Advisory Group LLC. Silverio has held professional and academic assignments with the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), IBM Consulting Group, and Robert Fleming-Graphus Investment Bank. He has extensive experience working for multilateral development institutions and international political foundations where he has led more than 60 technical and political field missions in support of more than 30 national governments in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Silverio holds a Masters in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University.
Dina is founder of Education for Sharing (E4S), an innovative, action-oriented organization that helps shape better global citizens using the power of play. Over 5 million children, their caregivers and teachers, have benefited from E4S’s programs across eight countries. Dina has been recognized as an Ashoka Fellow, a member of the Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders, an Edmund Hillary Fellow, a Schusterman Fellow, a Vital Voices Lead Fellow and a WEF Global Shaper. She is also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in Urban Planning at MIT and holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she received the 2018 Emerging Global Leader Award. Dina currently is Chair of the Board of the United Nations Youth Association Mexico.
Irma is a prominent Paraguayan federal prosecutor specializing in cybercrimes and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Magistrates in Paraguay. Formerly, Irma served as the Director General of Migration of the Republic of Paraguay and as a senior advisor to the Attorney General. Her past work as a federal prosecutor also included work on economic crimes and anti-corruption. Irma received her law degree from the Universidad Nacional de Asuncion and she is also a graduate of the Paraguayan Judicial School.
Jorge, an accomplished diplomat and executive focused on international economic relations, is currently Director of the ADEN School of Government in Panama and a distinguished member of ADEN’s think tank. Jorge previously served as the Argentine Ambassador to Panama, Director of the Argentine Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Advisory Board of the CCIAP (Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture), and as Vice President of the Association of Private Universities of Panama. Jorge has deep expertise in the opening of new markets, formation of strategic alliances, and developing public-private synergy.
MARIA TERESA KRALIKAS
María served as a career Argentine diplomat for 40 years, reaching the rank of Plenipotentiary Ambassador, serving as the Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, the Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs, the Undersecretary for Malvinas, Antarctic and South Atlantic Affairs, and as Acting Vice-Director of the Environmental Affairs Department. Other foreign postings included Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Portugal, and at the Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS). Today, she serves as an accredited member of the Argentine Academy of the Sea and the Global Argentine Foundation.