Webcast Recap

The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute hosted a conference on regional approaches to creating jobs and strengthening competitiveness. The event launched a new publication by the institute:Working Together: Economic Ties between the United States and Mexico.

The event included a keynote address by former USTR Carla Hills, remarks from Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan, the presentation of our new publication, and  an expert panel discussion considering the issue of how to best leverage the U.S.-Mexico relationship to strengthen trade, competitiveness and employment in the United States, Mexico, and throughout the region.


  • Roberto Newell

    Mexico Public Policy Scholar (former)
  • Robert Pastor

    Professor of International Relations and Founder and Director of the Center for North American Studies at American University
  • Christopher Wilson

    Deputy Director, Mexico Institute
  • Ralph Watkins

    Senior International Trade Analyst in the Advanced Technology and Machinery Division of the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Ambassador Carla A. Hills

    Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Hills & Company, International Consultants
  • Arturo Sarukhan

    Distinguished Diplomat in Residence/Mexico Institute, Advisory Board Member