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The list following is a sampling of recent presentations, topics and locations.

:: :: :: :: :: :: Working with the World — Avoiding Misunderstandings and Missed Opportunities :: :: :: :: :: ::

Center for International Trade & Development Export Series, “The Culture of Business, Los Angeles

US Department of Commerce Professional Development Programs, Washington, DC and Scottsdale, AZ

Invest UK-Americas Sales & Marketing Conference, Las Vegas

Export Managers Association, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce US-Chile Free Trade Agreement Seminar

Women in International Trade, California Annual Luncheon, Newport Beach

USS Ltd. Pension Plan Managers Transatlantic Corporate Governance Conference, San Diego

International Visitors Council, Leadership Development Visitors Group, Los Angeles

Women in International Trade, San Diego

Protocol Officers Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR and Washington, DC.

National Association of Women Business Owners, Ventura County: Bridging the Gap

Women’s Economic Ventures Think BIG Conference, Santa Barbara

Port of Los Angeles Export University Trade Connect, Los Angeles

Executive Advisory Forum, Walnut Creek, CA

Venture Capital Roundtable, Palo Alto, CA

Abbott, Stringham & Lynch Emerging Business Group, San Jose, CA

Olivenhain Municipal Water District, Encinitas, CA

Hoge Fenton Jones and Appel, San Jose, CA

:: :: :: :: :: :: Working with Americans :: :: :: :: :: ::

British American Business, London, United Kingdom

US Department of Commerce, International Textile Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

Asia-Pacific USA Chamber of Commerce Trade Forum in Beijing and Dalian, China

International Visitors Council, Pskov, Russia

:: :: :: :: :: :: Business Protocol for a Collaborative World :: :: :: :: :: ::

Los Angeles Public Library, Protocol Basics for Everyday Occasions

City Club at Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, Dinner is Business (four part series)

Los Angeles Public Library, When Dinner Isn't with Friends and Family

City of Pasadena Economic Development Division, Pasadena

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors Group and Connection Point Programs, Los Angeles,

Association of Professional Consultants, Los Angeles

Step-Up Women’s Network: Girls Rock - the Step Up Guide to Great First Impressions

Tucker Ellis LLP, Los Angeles

Bruins Professionals Downtown, Los Angeles

Arent Fox LLP, Los Angeles

Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Silicon Valley

::: Recent Awards :::

Volunteer of the Year, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Special Recognition Award for outstanding contributions to the world trade community, World Trade Week, Los Angeles.

Spirit of Diplomacy, Protocol & Diplomacy International – Protocol Officers Association.