A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the U.S.- Mexico Foundation and the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, for the announcement of "El Sueño Mexicano" program. The MOU was signed by Diego Gómez Pickering, Consul of Mexico in NY and Rebeca Vargas, CEO & President of the USMF; and acting as a witness of honor, Roberto Serrano Altamirano, Director of the Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas also signed the memorandum.
This program invites American College students to travel to Mexico to do a summer internship, in order to help in the development of the local small business of indigenous origin, giving the students the opportunity to be hosted in a Mexican paradise and contribute with their experience and skills to empower the indigenous business with better strategies and technics.
Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering spoke of the importance of supporting this type of initiatives to encourage bilateral collaboration. He added: "El Sueño Mexicano is a great program in favor of our indigenous communities that will generate invaluable bridges between Mexico and the USA".