DeHart Hosts Awards Gala Focused on Empowerment of Women

Manatt’s June DeHart, a partner in the government and regulatory practice, emceed The Trust for the Americas’ Corporate Citizen of the Americas Awards 2018.

The Trust for the Americas is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS), whose mission is to promote partnerships for social and economic inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean.

This year’s awards gala was held at the Congressional Country Club in Washington, D.C., and the theme of the event was the economic empowerment of women. The event included a keynote speech from the secretary general of the OAS, Luis Almagro, and remarks from Dr. Enrique Garcia, president of The Trust. June serves as vice president of the board of The Trust for the Americas.

Throughout the ceremony, attendees discussed the importance of democracy, rights and collaboration in the private sector.

Groupe Speciale Mobile Association and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Microfinance Foundation were recognized and honored for their work to address gender bias in Latin America’s workplaces.

Click here to learn more about The Trust’s areas of work.

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