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. Prior, she served as Vice-President of Inter-Publix, Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador, Deputy Ambassador at the Embassy of El Salvador in the US and Alternate Representative of El Salvador to the UN. Argueta de Barillas chaired the Ibero-American Summit 2008, the International Conference on Financing for Development for Middle Income Countries, and the Commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Signing of the Salvadoran Peace Agreements. She is recipient of international and national awards, including “Best Professional 2008”, and is a Member of the Aspen Institute's Central American Leadership Initiative and the Oxford Union Society. She also serves on the boards of the Wilson Center's Latin America Program in Washington, DC, and United Schools of the World. Argueta de Barillas has a JD from Universidad Dr José Matias Delgado and a post-graduate degree in Diplomacy from the University of Oxford. She also has studied at the International Peace Academy, Harvard University, Wharton and NYU.