Friday, January 21, 2022 | 7:30 p.m. | Tickets $24, use promo code CUDENVER
- Jessica Godo '05 (left) with criminal justice student Alejandra "Alex" Almeida (right)
School of Public Affairs Alumna and President & CEO of the World Trade Center Denver Karen Gerwitz MPA '06 talks about the value her degree from SPA added to her career in this video interview.
Karen Gerwitz brings 30+ years’ experience in international business to the organization in the private, public and non-profit sectors. She currently serves as Chair for the WTCA's Member Advisory Council on Trade Services for the Americas. Her enthusiastic vision for how Denver can become a more globally-conscious city is what is driving the organization to its new development in the Fox Park neighborhood near downtown.
After a successful and eclectic career in law, restaurants, politics, and the Navy, 2020 brought CU Denver alumnus Pat Meyers ’87 back into public service once again as part of Colorado’s COVID Innovation Response Team. As 2021 ushered in a new set of challenges, in April, Meyers accepted the position of Colorado’s Chief Economic Recovery Officer and the Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT).Considering CU Denver’s own strategic goal of an innovative future, Meyers was the perfect person to offer perspective on what’s in store for Denver and the state. CU Denver News sat down with Meyers to learn more about his new role, how his CU Denver education prepared him for leadership positions, and how the university continues to support the state’s workforce development.
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