Marisol Argueta de Barillas
Senior Director, Head of Latin America
World Economic Forum USA
Marisol Argueta de Barillas is Senior Director for Latin America at the World Economic Forum. She was Vice-President of Inter-Publix, Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador, General Director of Foreign Policy at the Foreign Ministry of El Salvador, at the Embassy of El Salvador in Washington DC, and Alternate Representative of El Salvador at the UN. She chaired the Iberoamerican Summit 2008, International Conference on Financing for Development for Middle Income Countries and Commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Signing of the Salvadoran Peace Agreements. She is a career Ambassador who holds a JD from Universidad Dr Jose M. Delgado, and a postgraduate degree in Diplomacy from the University of Oxford. She has specialized studies from the International Peace Academy, Harvard University and NYU. She is recipient of international and national awards, including ?Best Professional 2008?. A Member of the Aspen Institute's Central American Leadership Initiative and the Oxford Union Society, Co-founded Vital Voices - El Salvador, serves on the Board of FUSAL and served on the Boards of FUSATE and Hogares CREA, El Salvador.