Traveling women

Newspaper readers in Ohio sure are learning a lot about Latvia these days. A Dec. 1 article in the Cincinnati Enquirer reports on how travel agent Nancy Donovan is serving as a mentor for a businesswoman from Rīga.

Donovan is working with Laila Auzenberga, head of C&K Travel & Consulting, through a U.S. State Department program to aid businesswomen in emerging economies.

Auzenberga is one of 50 women from Eastern Europe in the program pairing them with American businesswomen. In addition to meeting with their mentors, they are visiting the White House and then attending a seminar at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

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