The Center for Global Business and the Economy (CGBE) hosts the Global Speaker Series, Faculty Seminars on international topics, and international conferences of topical importance.
Upcoming Global Speaker
Title: Prime Minister of Jamaica
Date: January 23, 2014
Location: Cemex Auditorium
Portia Simpson-Miller is a Jamaican politician and leader of the People's National Party. She is the seventh Prime Minister of Jamaica, currently serving since January 2012 and previously from March 2006 to September 2007. Her ascension to Jamaica’s highest political office came after having served for 17 years as a Cabinet Minister with portfolio responsibility for Labour, Social Security and Sport; Tourism, Entertainment and Sport; Local Government, Community Development and Sport, and Women’s Affairs.