InteRDom Will Present at Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago

April 10, 2009

As a continuation of its global outreach efforts, the internship program InteRDom, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) is participating in the “Fifth Summit of Americas,” taking place in Trinidad and

The Summit is held every three to four years, and brings together the thirty four democratically elected Heads of State and Government in the Western Hemisphere to exchange ideas and opinions on the political, economic, social and security challenges confronting the region.

At the Summit, InteRDom program coordinator, Alicia Alonzo will have an opportunity to present the internship program and its impact on American universities in a panel that
will form part of “Youth Forum of the Americas,” scheduled to take place April 14-16.

Ms. Alonzo will join fellow panelists from The World Bank and Parque del Emprendimiento, Business Accelerator to discuss Business Ethics and Youth Entrepreneurship.

During the Youth Forum, Alonzo will be accompanied by  former InteRDom intern Edward Gonzalez-Acosta, who will speak about his experience in the Dominican Republic and how it
impacted his professional and personal development.

InteRDom, established in 2005 by GFDD and FUNGLODE, has become the leading internship and academic study program in the Dominican Republic. It offers students the opportunity to gain professional experience by interning with Dominican organizations and businesses related to their field of study.

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