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Leticia Phillips - Representative, North America

Leticia Phillips is the Representative in North America of Brazil's Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA).  Based in Washington, DC, Ms. Phillips oversees UNICA’s efforts to expand the North American ethanol and sugar markets.

Prior to joining UNICA, Leticia was an Associate Director at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council. In that capacity, she had leadership in directing major policy advocacy activities. She liaised regularly with the U.S. Congress, senior representatives of the U.S. and Brazilian governments, Fortune 500 businesses, and multilateral institutions in Washington and throughout the region on a wide variety of U.S.-Brazil trade and investment issues.

Ms. Phillips has a bachelor's degree in International Relations from the American University in Washington, DC.

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