SCHEDULE: Cocktail Reception 6pm; Dinner 6:45-7:20pm; Program begins 7:30pm
Unusual opportunity to hear a former Bolivian Head of State
Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada was born in La Paz, Bolivia, and as the son of a diplomat, professor and political exile (due to his advocacy of democracy), grew up mainly in the United States where he received most of his education. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy. He is married to Ximena Iturralde Monje of La Paz, Bolivia and they have a daughter and a son, and five grandchildren.
In 1993, Mr. Sánchez de Lozada won the general election by a landslide and was inaugurated as the 61st President of Bolivia. Mr. Sánchez de Lozada also won the 2002 Presidential election in Bolivia and was sworn in for a second period on August 2002. In October 2003, he was forced to resign the presidency and now resides in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, where he continues to be an advocate for democracy and its return to Bolivia... Read his full bio here