The WIIT Charitable Trust
invites you to Afternoon High Tea to benefit
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
with keynote speaker
Mignon L. Clyburn Commissioner, U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Mistress of Ceremonies Debbi Jarvis Group Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 4:00 – 6:00 PM (more…)
The Association of Women in International Trade and the Washington, DC Chapter of Lakselaget invite you to a luncheon with Ivar Engan Counselor for Trade and Industry, Royal Norwegian Embassy Join Lakselaget and WIIT for a salmon caesar salad lunch* while learning more about the $16 billion trade between Norway and the United States from Mr. Ivar Engan of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC. (more…)
The Professional Development Committee of the Association of Women in International Trade in co-sponsorship with The International Law Forum of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Be Inspired: Washington, D.C. Careers in International Law
Washington, D.C. is an ideal place for a career in international law, at the intersections of government and business, international trade and public policy.
Join WIIT and the WBA of DC for an exclusive panel discussion with three accomplished mid-career lawyers as they share lessons and insights from their combined 35 years of practicing in law firms, private industry, and the federal government.
The discussion will be followed by a wine and cheese networking reception.
The Professional Development Committee of the Association of Women in International Trade
is pleased to host NUMARI!
Join WIIT for an evening of free mimosas and getting measured for your own perfect-fitting dress! (more…)
The Association of Women in International Trade invite you to a trade talk with Peter Chessick, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury Eileen Albanese Acting Director, Office of Exporter Services, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce (more…)
The Association of Women in International Trade invites you to a trade talk with Peter J. Toren Partner, Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC and Pamela Passman President and CEO, Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org) (more…)
Space still available – walk-ins welcome!
The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Women in Business (CWB) are pleased to host three women-owned businesses as they share their exporting success stories, and the role the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has had on growth and jobs to their small companies.
Lunch will be provided.
The WIIT Charitable Trust and Washington International Trade Foundation (WITF) present Shayerah Ilias Akhtar Specialist in International Trade and Finance, Congressional Research Service Governor Haley Barbour Former Governor of Mississippi & Founding Partner, BGR Group Jim DeMint (invited) Former Senator of South Carolina & President, The Heritage Foundation Moderator: Nicole Bivens-Collinson President, International Trade and Government Relations, Sandler Travis and Rosenberg, P.A. (more…)
The Association of Women in International Trade and WITA Young Trade Professionals invite you to a trade talk with Claire Reade Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China Affairs and Craig Allen Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, U.S. Department of Commerce (more…)
Please note this event has a new location. The Association of Women in International Trade invites you to a trade talk with Brooke M. Ringel, Associate Vice President, International Affairs, PhRMA and Shawn Brown Vice President, International Government Affairs, Actavis (more…)
The Africa & Middle East Section invites you to a trade talk with Oren Whyche-Shaw Principal Advisor on Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development and Llenay Ferretti African Fashion Expert and CEO, Bhavana World Project (more…)
The Professional Development Committee invites you to Tips for Managing People and Projects with the co-authors of The Big Book of HR Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem, SPHR (more…)
The Customs Section
invites you to a trade talk
When Expectations Are Not Met at Liquidation:
CBP’s Enforcement of Antidumping & Countervailing Duty Orders
Chief, Entry Process & Duty Refunds Branch
Regulations & Rulings
Office of International Trade
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Association of Women in International Trade and The WIIT Charitable Trust
present Annual Dinner & Awards honoring Barbara Weisel as Outstanding Woman of the Year
The Customs Section of the Association of Women in International Trade
invite you to a Trade Talk with
Dax Terrill Senior Attorney-Advisor, Intellectual Property Rights Branch, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Jonathan J. Engler Partner, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP
Join WIIT for an exclusive off-the-record discussion with Senior Attorney-Advisor Dax Terrill of U.S. Customs and Section 337 expert Jonathan J. Engler about enforcement of intellectual property rights at the border.
Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. Complimentary beverages will be provided.
Date & Time: Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Location: Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP 1133 Connecticut Ave NW, 12th Floor Washington, DC 20036 Metros: Farragut North (Red line); Farragut West (Orange/Blue lines);
Price: WIIT Members: free Non-Members: $25
Advance registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available.
The Association of Women in International Trade invites you to a trade talk luncheon with Cherie L. Rusnak Director for Central and Southeast Europe, U.S. Department of Commerce and Mark Mowrey Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Eurasia and the Middle East (more…)
Join WIIT, WITA and YTP for
World Trade Week 2014
Johnny’s Half Shell
Date & Time:
Thursday, May 22, 2014
6:00 PM (more…)
The Technology and Export Control Section invite you to a Trade Talk with Leslie Devereaux Chief, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation Division Office of Foreign Assets Control – U.S. Department of Treasury and Thomas Andrukonis Director, Export Management and Compliance Division, Office of Exporter Services – U.S. Department of Commerce (more…)
The Agriculture Section invites you to a “Garden” Party with Caroline Feitel Advisor, Agricultural Affairs, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Sarah Von Pollaro Owner, Urban Petals Floral Design (more…)
The Western Hemisphere Section
cordially invites you to a panel discussion with
President, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect International
Mabel Gomez Oliver
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Mexico
General Manager. Multilateral Investment Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank
Link to presentation (more…)
The Agriculture Section and The International Development Section invite you to a trade talk with Mr. Mohsin Mushtaq Chandna Economic Minister of the Embassy of Pakistan and Ms. Borany Penh Senior Trade and Economic Advisor, USAID/Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs (more…)
The Agriculture Section and the Africa & Middle East Section invite you to a Trade Talk with The Honorable Krysta Harden U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Katrin Kuhlmann President and Founder, New Markets Lab Eric Trachtenberg Director, Agriculture and Food Sector, McLarty Associates In 2013, the USDA launched its Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Initiative which aims to expand U.S. agricultural commercial ties in the region. The initiative supports the U.S. strategy toward Sub-Saharan Africa outlined by President Obama in 2012. (more…)
Registration is now full!
Back by popular demand! Join us for WIIT’s second annual speed networking event, featuring two hours of networking with accomplished women of WIIT! Mentees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with each mentor to learn about their career paths and current roles. Ask advice, expand your network, and increase your knowledge of international trade! Light refreshments will be served. (more…)
OWIT formally honored WIIT as 2013 Chapter of the Year during its annual awards ceremony on February 21, 2014. (more…)
The Technology and Export Controls Section in cooperation with the ABA Section of International Law Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee invites you to a discussion with Peter Harrell Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions, US Department of State Eytan Fisch Assistant Director for Policy, Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury Anahita Thoms Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP Mr. Harrell and Mr. Fisch will discuss the Joint Plan of Action (“JPA”) agreed and announced by the P5+1 and Iran on November 23, 2013. They will focus on the agreed implementation steps that began on January 20, 2014. This discussion will include an overview of the specific sanctions suspensions that have taken place or are planned and the U.S. and international sanctions that remain in force. An overview of the expected implementation of the JPA by the European Union will be provided by Anahita Thoms, a Principal Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, based in New York and Berlin. (more…)