Lizeth Correa and her husband Jaime Ríos began exporting bananas and lemons from Colombia 14 years ago. Today, they sell over 150 products from at least six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, including apples, onions, blackberries, and avocados. We are featuring their story in El Hub, the new podcast by ConnectAmericas for exporting small and medium-sized enterprises … [Read more...] about El Hub, a new podcast for exporting SMEs
Itzel is a consultant at the Integration and Trade Sector at the IDB in Washington, D.C., where she currently leads the marketing and content team at ConnectAmericas. She joined the Bank in 2012 as a consultant at the Office of Outreach and Partnerships, working in its Madrid and D.C. offices. Itzel obtained a degree in Journalism and Media studies from the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico City, and holds an MBA from London Business School. At LBS she was awarded the Gallifrey Scholarship for Social Enterprise and was elected Student Speaker for the MBA Class of 2017—the first woman and Latin American to have been granted that honor.