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Chambers Diversity Summit, Santiago

The value of diversity: Women and leadership in the legal world

We are delighted to announce details of our upcoming Chambers Diversity Seminar, in association with Carey.

Date: Friday, 11th May 2018


The Ritz-Carlton Santiago
Calle El Alcalde No. 15,
Las Condes,


08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Breakfast
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome speech from Chambers: María Amo, Seminars & Diversity Manager
09:10 - 09:30 Introductory remarks from Carey: Jorge Carey, Chairman
09:30 - 10:15 Keynote address: Carlos Peña, President - Universidad Diego Portales
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30 Panel
11:30 - 11:45 Closing remarks from Carey: Jessica Power, Partner
11:45 - 12:00 Networking


This event is free to attend. The event will be held in Spanish.

Introductory Speech:

Jorge Carey
Chairman - Carey

Jorge Carey is Chairman of Carey, the largest law firm in Chile.

He has been president of several publicly traded corporations. He is the chairman of Moneda Chile Fund, vice-chairman of Minera Quebrada Blanca, Enaex and AFP Provida (Metlife) and director of Cemento Melón and Masisa.

Jorge Carey has received many awards throughout his career. In 2007 he became the first Chilean lawyer to receive the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from Chambers and Partners.

His practice focuses on corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and international arbitration.

Keynote Speaker:

Carlos Peña
President - Universidad Diego Portales

President of Universidad Diego Portales, associate professor at Universidad de Chile and El Mercurio newspaper columnist. He is one of the directors of CIPER (Center for Journalistic Research) and of the Memory and Human Rights Museum.


Constanza Santa María
TV Anchor - Channel 13 Central News

Journalist, Universidad Católica de Chile, and Master in television journalism, Columbia University. TV anchorwoman of Channel 13 central news.


Carolina Schmidt
Media Executive Officer - Copesa

Former Minister of the National Women Service (SERNAM) and former Education Minister during Sebastián Piñera´s past government. Former general manager of the beverages company, CCU, owned by Luksic Group.

Gonzalo Smith
Chief Legal and Governance Officer - Falabella

For six years he was vice president and general counsel of Walmart for Latin America, based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Angelika Hunnefeld
Shareholder - Greenberg Traurig

Angelika practices commercial litigation, international business arbitration and helps clients comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Angelika is experienced in matters involving multi-jurisdictional issues, enforcement of foreign judgments and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.

Cecilia M. Mairal
Partner - Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Her professional practice is centered on giving companies and banks general advice regarding financial and commercial operations. Prior to joining Marval, she worked for the firm Linklaters, London, and Linklaters, New York.