Laureate Summit Draws Global Leaders to Address Youth and Productivity in Mexico

06/02/2015


Laureate Summit Draws Global Leaders to Address Youth and Productivity in Mexico

Baltimore, Maryland — February 6, 2015 — Distinguished international leaders, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Moreno and Mexico’s Secretary of Public Education Emilio Chuayffet will gather today at the Coyoacán campus of Universidad del Valle de México — Mexico’s largest private university — to discuss how to increase the nation’s productivity.

The Laureate Summit on Youth and Productivity in Mexico will feature Douglas L. Becker, founder, chairman and CEO of Laureate Education, Inc., as well as regional business leaders, government officials, leading educators and major employers.

“As Mexico’s economy continues to grow, so does the need for an education system that will help meet the demands of the 21st century workforce,” Becker said. “This summit brings together leaders across business, education and government to foster greater collaboration to provide increased opportunity for the young people of Mexico.”

The event will be co-hosted by the Aspen Institute Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank.

The summit will be webcast live at 10:30 a.m. EST Friday, February 6, 2015. Click here to watch: http://laur.cc/live

About Universidad del Valle de México
Universidad del Valle de México (UVM), a member of the Laureate International Universities network since 2000, serves more than 120,000 students. Guía Universitaria has recognized UVM as one of the top universities in Mexico for more than 10 years in a row. UVM is one of only 50 universities in Mexico to be fully accredited by FIMPES, the Mexican Federation of Private Universities.

About Universidad Tecnológica de México
Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC), a member of the Laureate International Universities network since 2008, enrolls more than 65,000 students. In a study of 1,400 private higher education institutions by the Ministry of Public Education, UNITEC was one of only eight to be classified as a "Leader in Educational Quality." UNITEC is one of only 50 universities in Mexico to be fully accredited by FIMPES, the Mexican Federation of Private Universities