South Florida’s Unsung Heroes Gain Recognition on November 15, 2012

For over a decade, the South Florida Chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT-South Florida), part of a worldwide organization dedicated to advancing global trade opportunities for women, has hosted the International Business Woman of the Year (IBWOY) Awards. On November 15, 2012, the OWIT-South Florida will host the 11th annual IBWOY Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel in Doral.

By |2012-09-06T09:34:13-04:00September 6, 2012|OWIT|0 Comments

Becker & Poliakoff Attorney Jennifer Diaz Recognized As OWIT 2011 Member Of The Year

The Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), with more 2,000 members in 26 affiliate chapters worldwide, has recognized attorney Jennifer Diaz as its 2011 Member of the Year. The Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the organization and strong commitment to advancing women in international trade and business.

By |2012-03-28T09:08:44-04:00March 28, 2012|Events|1 Comment

Free Trade Agreements: Good or Bad?

I am still troubled by the Wall Street Journal lead article on October 4, 2010 with the headline "Recession-Weary Americans Sour on Free Trade." I asked myself why would Americans who live in an economy built successfully on the principles of capitalism and free enterprise be against international trade? My bold prediction is that 2011 will be the year that the Obama Administration successfully finalizes free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia, and then Congress passes laws approving them.

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