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Lourdes Casanova

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Senior Lecturer of Management; Director, Emerging Markets Institute, S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

Lourdes Casanova’s work focuses on environmental policy, government, politics, and policy studies as well as emerging multinationals from Brazil and Latin America.

She was a member of Latin America Global Agenda Council and the Competitiveness in Latin America taskforces of the World Economic Forum for Mexico, Brazil and Colombia, the B20 Task Force on ICT and Innovation in G20 summit, Los Cabos (2012), and at INSEAD was responsible for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative. Casanova is a board member of Boyce Thompson Institute, start-up Documenta. She is a founding Board Member of the Societé des Amis du Chateau de Fontainebleau and a member of the Advisory Council of the Tompkins Public Library. She is a founding board member of the Emerging Multinationals Research Network and co-founder of the Ithaca Hub of Global Shapers. Casanova was a 2022–23 Global Public Voices fellow.

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  • Faculty
  • LACS Core Faculty
    • LACS Steering Committee
      • Global Public Voices Fellow 2022-23