Mike Glover, Advisory Board Member for womens leadership and mentoring program

Mike Glover served for over 30 years as a senior U.S. diplomat, including as Acting Ambassador in Mexico, Ecuador and Italy (at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations).  While serving as the U.S. Deputy Special Representative for Commercial Affairs in Washington, he promoted cooperation between U.S. and foreign companies, and greatly improved commercial support at embassies worldwide.   Following his retirement from the State Department, he was a lobbyist in Washington representing a range of clients, including non-profit organizations and foreign politicians.  He currently teaches history and the humanities at several Houston area community colleges.  Mike speaks fluent Spanish and French.  He is a PhD candidate in International Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also received a master’s degree in history.

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Women entrepreneurs contribute significantly to innovation, competition, and job creation while strengthening the local and world economy. In the U.S., women own over 10.1 million firms compared to 8.6 million in 2013. Employing over 13 million people, they generate $1.9 trillion in sales.
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