World Trade Association of Utah Blog

June 23, 2022
An Interview with Nancy Papachroni, the World Trade Association of Utah's Liaison of Greece

The World Trade Association of Utah interviews Nancy Papachroni on her academic and professional accomplishments, her involvement in the World Trade Association of Utah, and her view on women’s equality in Greek business. Please tell us about your current role and responsibilities as part of the World Trade Association of Utah in Greece? As a […]

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June 17, 2022
Interview with Missy Larsen, VP of Philanthropy and Community Impact at doTERRA Healing Hands

The WTA had the opportunity to interview Missy Larsen, VP of Philanthropy and Community Impact at doTERRA Healing Hands, about the organization’s efforts in Ukraine and the progress they have achieved. How long have doTERRA’s efforts been present in Ukraine? Because of the global impact of doTERRA’s Wellness Advocates and our essential oils sourcing footprint, […]

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May 28, 2022
Interview with Nicole Stirling

The WTA interviews Nicole Stirling, Vice President and Chief Relations Officer of The Stirling Foundation, on her organization’s efforts with the current crisis in Ukraine and her lifelong passion for helping others.  What inspired you to have such a strong concern for helping people in need?   Like most of us, my family experiences have been […]

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April 30, 2022
Interview with the Consul General of Greece in San Francisco Mr. Socrates Sourvinos

by Ellen Jayne The World Trade Association interviewed Socrates Sourvinos, the Consul General of Greece based in San Francisco. Current State of Affairs in Greece During the period of the financial crisis, Greece's GDP was slashed by approximately 25%. Still, after an enormous effort and the implementation of many economic and public reforms, the situation […]

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April 20, 2022
BYU MBA Students in Greece

The World Trade Association of Utah interviewed BYU Professor of Global Supply Chain, Scott Webb, about the BYU student trip to Greece where students learned about international and Greek business and were immersed in Greek culture. What is the purpose of the student trip to Greece? In 2016, Savage Services endowed the BYU Global Supply […]

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February 27, 2022
Women Make the Difference

In honor of Women’s History Month, the WTA of Utah interviewed Evangelia Mimikou. Evangelia is the liaison between the World Trade Association of Utah and groups, organizations, and entrepreneurs in Greece. She is also a practicing Supreme Court lawyer near Athens. Currently, in Greece, more than 50% of those earning university degrees are female. In […]

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February 27, 2022
Women In Business, Every Action is an Investment

Silvia Cristina Fernandes Cintra do Amaral is the President of the World Trade Association of Brazil and illustrates her perspective on women in business. Silvia is also a practicing lawyer in Sao Paulo. To commemorate Women’s History Month, The WTA of Utah interviewed Silvia to gain first-hand insights into the challenges and opportunities women face […]

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November 5, 2021
“The Future of Mankind”: How Ed Macha and Reliable Controls are providing and promoting sustainable energy

From a small mining town in Peru to leader of a highly respected multi-national company based here in Utah, Ed Macha knows how to make a dream become reality. Working for a Murray-based engineering company at the age of 28 he started Reliable Controls with a focus primarily on the mining industry. “I didn’t see […]

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November 5, 2021
WTA 50th Anniversary Celebration

World Trade Association of Utah Marks 50 Years Governor Declares Nov. 4 as WTA 50th Anniversary Day International Business Leaders Honored SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 5, 2021) — The World Trade Association of Utah (WTA), the state’s oldest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing global commerce, last night marked its 50th anniversary during a celebration at […]

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November 1, 2021
Importance of Global Networking and Relations: Franz Kolb, WTA of Utah Board Member

With over 30 years of experience in international business development, Franz Kolb, a highly distinguished WTA of Utah board member, has helped companies reach international audiences and assisted their exporting and importing efforts. With his background of growing up in Austria and completing an international business apprenticeship, working with businesses and diplomats is his second […]

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