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Women in Business – Latin American Women Going Global with the MBA

January 30, 2013
12:00pm EST

Are you from Mexico, Chile, Columbia, Brazil or another country in Latin America? Interested in hearing from women like you who have pursued their MBA and successfully entered the global business arena?

Regardless of where you live, the nature of business today is global. MBA Women are forging their careers working in major cities around the world. Whether you’re looking to take your career to the next level, start your own venture, or change careers all together, an MBA gives you the skills, confidence and know-how to make it happen. Attend this webinar to hear from successful MBA alumnae who consider Latin America their home region and work and live around the world.

As a webinar participant you will:

  • Gain access to MBA alumnae employed across multiple functions and industries; learn how the MBA was critical to their success
  • Hear how the panelists are managing the challenges of balancing career and family
  • Learn how an MBA has transformed the careers of our panelists, and how it can do the same for you!

You will leave this webinar with a greater sense of the role an MBA can play in advancing your career and the confidence that you have the talent and tenacity to reach your goals.

Moderated by:

Maria Coello
Founder, U.S.A. Aseguranza
MBA 2004, Yale School of Management

Maria Coello is the founder of U.S.A. Aseguranza, an insurance company. U.S.A. Aseguranza provides car, home and commercial insurance inside supermarkets throughout Dallas-Fort Worth. Before starting her career as an entrepreneur, Ms. Coello was an Associate at Hunt Power responsible for setting up the power trading business and assessing infrastructure investments that provide electricity to local communities in the United States and overseas. She has actively evaluated investment opportunities real estate and private equity in Mexico and Latin America. Before joining Hunt in 2004, Maria worked as a consultant with KPMG where she was involved in several Latin American acquisitions, including the $12.5 billion Citibank purchase of Mexico’s largest private bank, Banamex. Ms. Coello is the former Treasurer of the Dallas Summit and she is an active investor in Texas Women Ventures Fund, a gender lens private equity fund. Ms. Coello graduated with honors from the University of Houston and holds an MBA from Yale University.

Panelists include:

Luiza Mattos
Case Team Leader, Bain & Company
MBA 2011, University Of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
Home Country: Brazil

Luiza Mattos graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic & Computer Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and has a Master in Management from the Coppead Graduate School of Business both in Brazil. She holds an MBA from the University Of Pennsylvania Wharton School.

Luiza is a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company in the Rio de Janeiro office, joining the firm in 2007. Luiza has worked with top management of large national and multinational groups in several industries such as retail banking & finance, credit cards, travel agencies and apparel retailers.

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