Mary Gershwin

Fluent in Portuguese, Dr. Mary Gershwin serves as President of US-Brazil Connect where she is building public-private partnerships to strengthen education, improve skills, and expand economic opportunity in the U.S. and Brazil.  She recently facilitated a series of seven White House meetings for the Education and Training Committee of President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. This work resulted a national action plan to create high-impact public/private partnerships for jobs in the U.S.