About the speaker:
Maria Rendon has been the Development Counselor in Beijing since August 2012. She indentifies and integrates non-traditional tools of engagement to foster trilateral relationships with the Chinese in developing countries. Through caboration, Ms. Rendon advances South-South dialogues and ensures that best practices are used in program design, management, and evaluation. Advancing Public-Private Partnerships models, Ms. Rendon also seeks to leverage funds with social entrepreneurs, foundations, philanthropic groups, and academic institutions involved in development issues.