Fri, Oct 15, 2021

3 PM – 4 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Sage Hall, 114 Feeney Way, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

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Join this special presentation by Natalia Bayona, Director of the Innovation, Education and Investments Department at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Hear her reflection on the key tourism challenges, especially sustainability and digital skills, and how to address them through innovation, technology and entrepreneurship based on the latest UNWTO report on investments and top startups. Take the opportunity to discuss one-on-one with Natalia during this in-person only event.

This event is open to all Cornell University students. Please RSVP to join.

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Sage Hall, 141

Sage Hall, 114 Feeney Way, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

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Natalia Bayona

Director of the Innovation, Education and Investments Department

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Natalia Bayona leads the innovation, education and investments strategy of UNWTO, the UN specialized agency for the promotion of sustainable tourism.



With a diverse background on politics, destination management and business, she has become the first innovation director at UNWTO, has introduced entrepreneurship and education as key factors for tourism and

development, and has positioned UNWTO as an innovation benchmark within the wider United Nations system as recognized by the UN Chief Executive Board (CEB) in 2020.



Her work consists on identifying the most disruptive startups and investment projects and matching them with Member States and leading corporations. As an advocate of youth and technology, she seeks to make entrepreneurs grow for a promising future in all regions.

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Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (CSGE) | Website | View More Events
Co-hosted with: Student Activities & Special Events, Sustainable Global Enterprise (SGE), Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (CSGE) (OWNER)

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