NDNU to Present Panel Discussion on Global Economy With Local Consul Generals

Belmont, CA, April 8, 2011 — Notre Dame de Namur University’s School of Business and Management will present a panel discussion, “Defining the Shape of Global Economy: an EU Perspective,” at its Distinguished Speakers Series on April 13 at 6 p.m. in the Ralston Hall Mansion.

The panel will feature the San Francisco consul generals Eva E. Voisin, Esq. of Hungary, Bart van Bolhuis of the Netherlands, Romain Sermon of France and Ioannis Andreades of Greece. Areas for discussion include the economic climate in the EU and its member states, the steps taken to stabilize it and how these efforts work in a larger world economy and in particular, the United States as a trading partner.

Voisin, who will moderate the discussion, is the Honorary Consul General of Hungary for Northern California. She opened the first Hungarian Consulate in San Francisco in 1993. She is the President & CEO of Voisin & Associates, a law firm with a global clientele in high tech, biotech and cleantech areas. She is also the VP & Director of Business Development of SOV Interactive Media. She is the founder and president of the Hungarian American Chamber of Commerce, serves on several corporate and non-profit boards and is active in numerous professional organizations. She was educated at the Sorbonne and the University of California in Los Angeles and holds a JD degree. She speaks Hungarian, French, German and Spanish.

This Distinguished Speakers Series is co-sponsored by Notre Dame de Namur University School of Business and Management, NDNU Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Belmont Chamber of Commerce. The Ralston Hall Mansion is located on the NDNU campus at 1500 Ralston Avenue in Belmont.