20 October, 18:30-19:30 Riga time | VIRTUAL EVENT
President of the
Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, New York;
Politician & entrepreneur
Anna Throne-Holst's mother is American and her father Swedish. Her family founded and owned the company Marabou. She moved to the United States in the late 70's to study in college and has since lived permanently in the US. A graduate of American University and Columbia University, Anna Throne-Holst holds a bachelor's degree in business management and international affairs, as well as a master's degree in public administration and international affairs. Most recently she served as Southampton Town Supervisor, acting as CFO and COO and spearheaded the founding of the NYS Clean Water Technology Center at Stonybrook University. In 2016, she ran as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress to represent the 1st Congressional District of New York. She was first elected to the Southampton Town Council in 2007 and won election to the position of Town Supervisor in 2009 and was subsequently re-elected to the position in 2011 and 2013. Prior to her work in elected office, Anna Throne-Holst held management positions in the not-for-profit, social services sector. She is also the Co-Founder of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, NY. She was appointed CEO of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in New York in 2017 where she manages a team tasked with promoting, supporting, and creating value for Swedish businesses in the United States. Anna is highly involved in social entrepreneurship and runs the Gateway project, which works for Swedish companies that are active or on their way into the American market.
She was the summer host for "Sommar i P1" 2018 (Swedish radio).
Anna will share her experiences and insights as a politician, entrepreneur, and
president of the Chamber of Commerce.
* The local challenges are numerous.
* What are the different post-election scenarios in the world's largest economy?
* And what will be the consequences for Europe, the companies and for trade between the continents?
The event is featured by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in France and
in partnership with 12 Swedish Chambers of Commerce in Europe
REGISTRATION: in writing to SCC in Latvia email: firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 18 October.
ADMISSION: SCCL Members: free of charge. Non-members: fee applies
The webinar link will be provided to all registered participants a day before the event