Ingrida Karina-Berzina joins membership

Jul 02

Ingrida Karina-Berzina, an attorney dual-qualified in the United States (PA, NJ) and Latvia, has joined the Chamber as an Individual member. She has served on the AmCham Board from 2013-2020, where she was Vice President (2014-2019) and President (2019-2020). She has also served on the Board of the Foreign Investors Council of Latvia (2018-2019). We welcome Ingrida to our membership!

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Microsoft launches global skills initiative

Jul 01

On June 30, Microsoft launched initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire the digital skills needed in a COVID-19 economy. This initiative will bring together every part of their company, combining existing and new resources from LinkedIn, GitHub, and Microsoft. It will be grounded in 3 areas of activity: the use of data to identify in-demand jobs and the skills, free access to learning paths and content to help people develop the skills and low-cost certifications and free job-seeking tools to help people.

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Europe’s digital winners and losers

Jun 26

According to Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) report, Latvia ranks 18th with a score of 50.7 behind Estonia (61.6), Lithuania (53.9), Slovenia (51.2) and Czechia (50.8) in emerging Europe. Overall, the DESI report reveals striking differences between Western and Eastern Europe in digital transformation.

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Matiss Kukainis, Partner at Spigulis & Kukainis