A delegation organized by Senior Business Consultant Dinette Rivera, of Peruvian business women who represent industries as varied as agricultural exports and investing, alpaca fabric, garments, yarn, automobiles, education, environmental consulting and management in mining, journalism and media, residential and commercial construction, transportation, travel, and vehicle spare parts visited Delaware recently.
The visit concluded with a networking event “Second Annual Summer Solstice Holiday” arranged by the World Trade Center (WTC) Delaware and hosted by WTC Delaware premier member STAT International at the HUB on June 13.
“The event is an opportunity for the media to meet and interview the Peruvian delegates of their choice,” says Carla Stone, president of WTC Delaware. “It is also an occasion for Delaware companies to showcase Delaware’s business ecosystem and expand relationships with Peru.”
The members of Peruvian delegation were as follows:
Ana Villegas, Yaku Consultores SAC: Yaku Consultores does environmental studies for mining projects in addition to other environmental permits for the executive of projects in Peru. www.yakuconsultores.com
Violeta Pacheco, Mythical Alpaca. Pacheco has a weaving workshop with computerized weaving machines. Her company offers the entire production process, making all kinds of woven garments and accessories, with 12 years of servicing companies such as Joaquín Miró, Mentha and Chocolate, etc. Her strength is in alpaca garments for international markets. mythycalalpaca.com
Veronica Bernui, Saleth Travel: While she is in Delaware, Bernui, who owns a travel agency, hopes to meet businesswomen interested in traveling to Peru for business and vacations. She also offers travel assistance with coaching retreats to be held in Peru.
Aurelia Gavidia is a journalist, professional coach and public relations professional. She has a radio program for empowerment and entrepreneurship, recognized as the best radio program of 2018 by the Lima Chamber of Commerce. She also manages a network of contacts of international businesswomen from across many business sectors. She also works in the education sector and construction of apartments and rental properties. I would like to make relationships with entrepreneurs who want to invest in Peru, since she has a large network of entrepreneurs in Peru, as well as networking with businesswomen who are writers, in radio or television media to form alliances.
Susana Solsol: Systems engineer and Magister in strategic business administration, Solsol works in one of the most representative banks in Peru Bcp. She is also interested in contacting people who need automotive consulting services in Lima, a family business. Additionally, she is a professional in coaching who would like to establish commercial relationships in that specialty.
Hilma Ramirez Tapia, DC sac (law firm) and JGyR sac (transportation of vehicles throughout Peru: A lawyer and coach (entrepreneurship and women’s leadership) who hopes to build alliances, Tapia would like to interact with entrepreneurs in business management, sales of spare parts for vehicles, and Alpaca wool textile.
Maria Molina, Educator: Molina delivers workshops through EDUCALAB to teachers, education specialists, and parents of homeschooled children. She promotes experiential learning with Legos and other games to develop customized competencies according to the interest and talent of the learner. I would like to connect with those who promote financial education with goals through learning projects.
Shullya Brito Molina, Molina’s personal assistant and daughter.
Yovana Maribel Reyes, Educator: Reyes dedicates herself to give workshops through EDUCALAB, to teachers of the three initial, primary and secondary levels. She has four years of experience as a pedagogic adviser in public educational institutes, working with Directors and teachers. She hopes to connect with those who promote financial education with short- and long-term learning project goals.
Marlene Callañaupa. Callañupa is president of the Awaallaqta Tocapo Textile Center in Chinchero, Cusco, with 10 weaving communities in that region. We have a traditional Andean textile center, we work with alpaca fibers, baby alpaca, llama wool. We make fabrics with natural dyes and also silver jewelry. We need to contact companies that wish to market our products there. In addition we would like to contact people interested in experiential tourism to show our ancestral culture, a growing tourism in Peru. We would also like to make educational cultural exchanges to show our ancient art. We could introduce ourselves in museums to make live presentations of our culture. Our link is www.awanallaqta.com
Evelyn Brooks, Textiles representing Inés Callañaupa. Brooks wants to network with companies dedicated to selling baby alpaca, cotton and sheep wool textiles. We already export and would like to meet renowned designers with whom we can make agreements. Also, if there were entrepreneurs who support communities in entrepreneurship projects, it would be very good.
Zoila Hernández Aguilar Center for Communication and Research as applied to Women and Society, where we work on the economic and social empowerment of women. I would like to meet with those who promote social education and marketing of native products with goals through learning and export projects. Since we support the marketing of Catacaos hats that are made of natural fiber, and which protect against climate change and mostly worn by women from social communities in the north of the country. Accordingly, we have opened a company called Straws Hats Collection.
Tatiana Delgado is a lawyer specialized in international and foreign law with Peruvian and Spanish nationality. We have a company called Tabsa, for whi h we assist with market positioning strategy, marketing, certifications, and implementation to get the company to enter in the markets in Europe, especially the Costa del Sol. In addition, we advise on real estate with more than 30 years in the area. I would like to do networking with distributors and investors who wish to invest in Peru or in Spain, especially on the Costa del Sol.We also have a cultural magazine about Marbella, called Marbella Passport.
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About Dinette Rivera
Dinette Rivera joined the WTC Delaware in 2019 as senior business consultant. Speaking several languages, Dinette brings a truly global perspective to her 30 years’ experience in business management and consulting. She has lived on two continents, two islands and 16 cities and has traveled in Europe, Canada, North America and Central America. Dinette is President-elect of Delaware’s chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She is a University of Delaware Customized Learning Solutions Instructor, training hundreds of Financial Coaches for the State of Delaware’s Stand by Me Financial Coaching Program.