Posts By: Mary Simpkins

The U.S.-China Relationship and the Future of the Asia-Pacific

Description: The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to co-sponsor with Young Professionals in International Affairs (YPIA) and Young Trade Professionals (YTP) a panel discussion on the evolving economic and security relationship between China, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. We will follow this discussion with a Q&A session and open… Read more

Caribbean-U.S. Relations following the Election of President Donald Trump – 4-26-17

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to Co-Sponsor A panel discussion, “Caribbean-U.S. Relations following the Election of President Donald Trump”. Our esteemed panelists will discuss “hot button” issues that have arisen, and are likely to arise, in Caribbean-U.S. relations in the wake of a new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump. In… Read more

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places | 2-15-17

The Center for International Private Enterprise invites you to a panel discussion on: Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:00 – 3:30 pm RSVP 1211 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Refreshments will be provided All over the world, myriad challenges make it difficult… Read more

Networking Reception for International Professionals | 2-9-17

WGN International Roundtable Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Please join the Washington Network Group (WNG) when we convene our next international networking reception, together with our event partner The Association of Women in International Trade (WITT).      About this Event: This event is… Read more

TRADE Talk RECAP | Stopping Evasion | 10-4-16

On October 4th, WIIT, in cooperation with the Customs Lawyers Association, held a lively program on the new anti-evasion regulations promulgated by Customs and Border Protection.  The program was attended by approximately 40 people in person or by conference call.  Mr. Kevin M. McCann, with the assistance of Ms. Emily Simon provided an oversight of… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for 10-18-16 – It Takes Two to Tango: Addressing the Demand Side of Bribery in International Business

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 10-18-16 TRADE Talk Event “It Takes Two to Tango: Addressing the Demand Side of Bribery in International Business” is: TT10-18-16Tango2 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for “Politics of Trade” 10-3-16

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 10-3-16 TradeTalk Event “What the Politics of Trade Mean for U.S. Trade Policy in the Next Administration” is: TTPolofTrade10-3-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for 10-4-16 – Bridging Development and Trade Capacity Building

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 10-4-16 TradeTalk Event “Bridging Development and Trade Capacity Building ” is: TTBRIDGECap10-4-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit Promo Code” button – then you can enter… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for 10-4-16 Stopping Evasion

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 10-4-16 TradeTalk Event “Stopping Evasion is Great, But What Does That Mean? ” is: TTEVASION10-4-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit Promo Code” button… Read more

GetGlobal Conference – October 20-21, 2016

GetGlobal Speakers will Reveal Crucial Insights on Global Business Expansion & Strategy Never before has a group of thought leaders on global business with this much experience gathered in one place at one time in the United States. You can be there, too. Whether your business is beginning to explore options for overseas expansion or… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for 9-21-16 Brexit Breakfast

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 9-21-16 TradeTalk Event “Brexit Breakfast: Three Months After the Vote – What Does It Really Mean?” is: TTBB9-21-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit… Read more

MEMBER Promo Code for 9-13-16 TradeTalk Event

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 9-13-16 TradeTalk Event “Addressing Trade Secret Misappropriation in the International Context” is: TT9-13-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit Promo Code” button – then… Read more

Myth vs. Reality | Trade Edition | 8-1-16

MYTH:  The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a disaster. REALITY:  TPP benefits U.S. exporters and workers by leveling the playing field for American workers and American businesses in TPP countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Myth vs. Reality | Trade Edition | 7-25-16

MYTH:  The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a disaster. REALITY:  TPP benefits U.S. exporters and workers by leveling the playing field for American workers and American businesses in TPP countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Will the Elephant in the Room Trample Trans-Atlantic Business?

Evelyn M. Suarez and Seth Goldschlager | June 2016 The news from the UK was hardly announced when Jose Bové, the French agri-activist and Euro MP, who earned his first Luddite stripes through media-savvy trashing of McDonalds and then GMO test beds in France, couldn’t contain his glee.

Member Promo Code for the 9-15-16 Trade Talk

The WIIT Member Promo Code for the 9-15-16 (rescheduled) Trade Talk Event “What’s New at the USITC” is: TTUSITC9-16 PLEASE NOTE: On the checkout page, the box for entering the promo code isn’t showing up on some browsers, to see it – click to the left of the “Submit Promo Code” button – then you… Read more

WIIT Announces Nancy Travis as President of WIIT Trust

PRESS RELEASE | For immediate distribution, Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Washington, D.C – The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is excited to announce that Nancy S. Travis has been named President of the WIIT Trust, WIIT’s charitable arm. As President, Nancy will have responsibility for leading trade-related educational activities to ensure educational opportunities for… Read more

WIIT Names Awardees for Significant Achievements in Trade

PRESS RELEASE | For immediate distribution, May 26, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) announced its annual awards, recognizing four women who made significant achievements in the international trade profession. “The WIIT Board is pleased to expand WIIT’s recognition of women in international trade this year,” said President Stefanie… Read more

WIIT Names New Leadership

PRESS RELEASE | For immediate distribution, May 26, 2016 President, Officers, and Board of Directors appointed at Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) announced its new leadership for the 2016—2017 term. WIIT’s newly appointed President is Evelyn M. Suarez, Esq., Founder and Principal of The Suarez Firm.

WIIT Comments on USITC TPP Report

WASHINGTON—May 20, 2016—The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) welcomed the release of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the U.S. economy. WIIT President Stefanie Holland issued the following statement:

WIIT Names Awardees for Significant Achievements in Trade

PRESS RELEASE | For immediate distribution, May 26, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) announced its annual awards, recognizing four women who made significant achievements in the international trade profession. “The WIIT Board is pleased to expand WIIT’s recognition of women in international trade this year,” said President Stefanie… Read more