A 31-year-old, Costa Rican businesswoman was selected as the only representation of the country to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum to be held this month.
Cinthya Castro is one of more than 50 young people from around the world and she was chosen among 35 Costa Ricans. She will be part of 2 panels, where they will discuss how to reduce the gender gap at work, overcoming stereotypes, and strategies on how to integrate women into the workforce and achieve gender equality.
The young woman said that with her participation, other women can be part of this initiative. At that meeting, she will have the opportunity to share with two internationally-renowned Costa Rican women: Christiana Figueres and Rebeca Grynspan.
The event will take place from January 15th to January 21st in Switzerland.
What I want is to generate many networks so our projects can be successful. I believe that Costa Rica is a great example thanks to the Certification of Gender Equality in companies. There are many countries that are interested in using our model,
Castro will share the exhibition with Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, secretary of economic affairs of the government of Switzerland. You can see the live event through the forum website www.weforum.org .