CalChamber to Co-Host California-Mexico Event Online

International Events Go Virtual in May

“Women’s Role in California’s Economic Recovery” will be the subject of a virtual event co-hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of México, Sacramento.

The webinar is set for Thursday, May 6, 11 a.m.–noon (PT) and will examine the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as a tool for women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises.

Luz María de la Mora
Dee Dee Myers

Featured speakers will be Luz María de la Mora, undersecretary for foreign trade, Mexico Secretariat of Economy; and Dee Dee Myers, senior advisor and director, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).

Ambassador Liliana Ferrer, consul general of Mexico in Sacramento, will make brief remarks and moderate a discussion. Susanne T. Stirling, CalChamber vice president, international affairs, will welcome viewers and introduce speakers for the webinar, which is being held in conjunction with the annual California-Mexico Advocacy Week.

Preceding the webinar, 10:30 a.m.–11 a.m., there will be a special cultural performance by the Huanpango de Moncayo, regional dances with Amalia Hernández.

To register for the Zoom session, visit this link.

For questions, call (916) 444-6670, ext. 233 or email

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Susanne T. Stirling, senior vice president, international affairs, has headed CalChamber international activities for more than four decades. She is an appointee of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the National Export Council, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Policy Committee, the California International Relations Foundation, and the Chile-California Council. Originally from Denmark, she studied at the University of Copenhagen and holds a B.A. in international relations from the University of the Pacific, where she served as a regent from 2012 to 2021. She earned an M.A. from the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California.